This chestnut makgeolli has a sweet and tastes strongly of chestnuts. Strong but smooth, the sweetness helps mask the alcohol content. Interestingly, though the makgeolli does not feel too fizzy on the palate, in the bottle, the makgeolli is very bubbly and splashes out of the bottle when disturbed.
An alcoholic beverage native to Korea. It is made from a mixture of wheat and rice, which gives it a milky, off-white color, and sweetness. It is made by fermenting a mixture of boiled rice, wheat, and water.
Soju is known as Korean vodka, it’s a clear, distilled alcoholic beverage made most famously in Korea. Traditionally produced from grains like rice, wheat and barley. Soju has a natural hint of botanicals that can make for a smoother taste as opposed to vodka, which can sometimes come off as harsh at the end. It is also not only lower in calorie than vodka, but it is also lower in proof. Good Day Apple Soju is a berry-licious alcoholic drink contains the smooth soju mixed with Apple flavour.
A delicious, finely balanced and supple old Dalwhinnie with a depth of flavour that repays thoughtful appreciation, this expression is both more rounded than younger siblings and takes a spicier view of life, too. Palate: At natural strength, big, creamy-smooth and mouth-filling in texture, with a richly sweet, waxy initial taste and spicy, with a touch of salt and an appealing, gradually building peppery warmth that carries on into the finish. When slightly reduced, the taste remains the same when a good drop of water is added, becoming a sweet, smoothly balanced whole that is delicious to drink.
Plump and juicy new season strawberries from Lewis Farms, a Horowhenua property farmed by the Lewis family since 1934. A punnet of strawberries per litre are macerated in a citrus-forward gin crafted just for the occasion. It’s summer in a bottle with a strawberry/citrus aroma, warm spice and a bright and sweet fruit finish.
This is a spicy deep-sea monster from unusual casks that holds nothing back as it brings a new depth, spiciness and complexity to long-matured sweet, rounded Talisker base notes; it’s even better to drink with water.
Aroma: A perfect example of pineapple and melon on the nose. Palate: Selaks Origins Sauvignon Blanc is brimming with vibrant tropical fruit and citrus flavours.
In the whisky that made Cu Bocan's name, light smoke intertwines with rich citrus and exotic spices. Subtly smoky, surprisingly sweet, it opens up the world of lightly peated whisky.
A new Central Otago star is born. Bright ruby/purple in the glass, the palate is full of black cherries, smoky oak and gamey characters. Already a delicious Pinot Noir but there are years of cellaring ahead. Another top effort from Champion Winemaker Matt Connell. Awards: Trophy for Champion Pinot Noir - New Zealand International Wine Show, Trophy for best Central Pinot Noir - International Wine Challenge 2022, Trophy for best New Zealand Red Wine - International Wine Challenge 2022, GOLD and 96 Points - International Wine Challenge 2022
The jewel in the crown of ‘The King of Islay’ is noble, generous and precious, understated yet rich in subtle, smouldering intensity; truly an exceptional gem of a whisky. This lovely, mature single vintage malt, the first 26 year-old Lagavulin Special Release, perfectly expresses the rich first-fill Pedro Ximenez/Oloroso cask style and is quite delicious, sure in the knowledge that its balance and smooth tastes have been shaped and respected by the decades.
The spirit has a unique royal origin, with many of its citrus and herbal notes sourced from botanicals gathered in the Buckingham Palace Gardens. Lemon verbena, hawthorn berries and mulberry leaves are among the 12 botanicals hand-picked for the gin in the Gardens at Buckingham Palace, which span 16 hectares and provide a habitat for 30 species of bird and over 250 species of wild flower. This glass bottle has a truly sensational design, featuring a spectacular circular motif entwined with illustrations of the botanicals found in this citrus based gin.
Warm days and light limestone soils make Riverina, the home of these grapes, an ideal place for bringing the most out of this Pinot Noir. Lively red berries, cherries, and cranberries are layered upon each other, with a lush, clean finish bringing it all home.
Distilled in 2008, this 12-year-old Lagavulin single malt has been matured in refill American oak casks before being bottled as part of Diageo’s 2021 Special Releases. Aromas of salty sea air, fragrant smoke-dried tea, cocoa powder, lemon juice and dried seaweed fill the nose, alongside rich wood-smoke from seaside bonfires. The palate offers notes of lemon juice, sea salt, charred logs, oily brine, waves of rich peat smoke and spicy pepper that linger in the finish.
This is Jura at its most intense and muscular, yet it remains an approachable whisky that makes the perfect accompaniment to a gathering. That’s their tiny island community enjoys it. Bourbon cask maturation and an aged oloroso sherry finish produce a honeyed sweetness that offer notes of warm spice, banana, soft citrus and a finish of freshly ground coffee and dark chocolate.
Using a crushing crescendo of the BIG - C hops, Centennial and Columbus and other US counterpart, Amarillo. 8 Wired have then thrown in a heavy helping of Sultana Lupulin powder for some added oomph! The result, a brash, bold and thrashing West Coast IPA with punchy pineapple and bright citrus flavours that sets a thunderous tone!
Love Parade is a collection of all your favourite 8 Wired beers in one neat package. It’s an epic line up to keep those positive brew vibes flowing. The perfect pack for those who love a little variety in their life. Maverick, Ventura, Hop Salad, Hippy Berliner, Daydream, and Luppolo.
For this beer 8 Wired used Nelson Sauvin, Mosaic, Citra and Galaxy hops. Imagine a big juicy bowl of Kiwi Fruit, strawberry, blueberry, peach, orange and pear, jam it all in a blender and call it an IPA - it's their hazy hop salad.
Think of this as the free-spirited love child of a Berliner Weisse and an IPA. American and New Zealand hops deliver juicy fruit flavours and gentle bitterness, while live cultures create a natural thirst-quenching sourness. The result is bold yet light, and totally outta sight.
Greenall's Original London Dry Gin recipe has been infused with natural black cherries to create a fruity, sweet gin that has a luscious and indulgent sweetness. Unlike many other flavoured gins, Greenall’s Black Cherry Gin contains 0g sugar and no sweeteners. It is made with 100% natural ingredients. Real fruit, real flavour. For a refreshing drink, simply enjoy Greenall’s Black Cherry Gin with Mediterranean tonic along with cherries and lemon for garnish.
Babydoll Sparkling Blush has delicate peachy, floral characters: bubbly, light and refreshingly crisp. Perfect with summer salads, fresh sashimi and celebratory brunches!
A beautiful pale-gold Chardonnay with aromas of pineapple, citrus and stone fruit with subtle toasty oak characters.
Bouquet: Complex and layered with yellow nectarine, dried apricots and slate, with hints of almond and baking spices. Palate: Generous fresh apricot and peach with a bright mineral finish.
Bouquet: Intense layers of tropical fruit, citrus and slate with undertones of fresh herbs, snow-pea and black current leaf. Palate: Concentrated and weighty, lingering fresh mineral finish.
The finest Bundaberg Rum blended with aged reserves mellowed in heavily charred American Oak barrels with notes of 13 spices, fruit nectars & citrus zest. Bundaberg Rum’s Master Distillers’ Collection showcases the finest, award winning rums from our best master blenders. Aroma: Warming aromas of sweet dried spices, notably cinnamon, clove, and nutmeg humming over the sweetness of orange marmalade, fresh vanilla bean and dark caramel. Palate: Golden syrup, star anise and an earthy, ginger spice, leading to roasted notes of raw cacao. Finish: Dry and lingering with a tingle of black pepper and liquorice. Serve Suggestion: Neat over ice or mixed with ginger ale.
A premium low–carb lager beer with bite. With 70% less carbs than Tiger 5% it’s the perfect beer to fit into your well–balanced lifestyle.
This vodka is masterfully infused with a distinctive blend of pomegranate and other natural flavours, making way for a silky-smooth drinking experience. With notes of juicy red berries and hints of fresh strawberry mingling with bursts of sweet and fruity pomegranate, our luxurious blend is an opulent addition to any party. CIROC Ultra-Premium Vodka was named One of the World’s Best-Selling Vodkas at the 2020 Drinks International awards.
One of the superb selection of whiskies from Diageo's 2021 Special Releases Legends Untold, this expression is a Talisker single malt which has matured for eight years. It’s a bold and vibrant expression, having been matured in heavily peated refill casks, meaning this one packs a peaty punch – though you'll also find plenty of mouth-watering fruit notes in there too. The theme of Diageo's 2021 Special Releases is Legends Untold, and the bottlings all feature references to stories (real and imagined) surrounding the distillery. Given Taliskers coastal home on the isle of Skye, it should come as no surprise to see a rather imposing sea monster upon its label. A straight and classic Talisker, this is a wonderfully clearsighted, powerfully fire breathing sea-monster of a malt, with a direct and bold nature.
An elegant expression of the Singleton of Dufftown, this Speyside Single Malt is described by Master Blender, Dr Matthew Crow, as a perfectly balanced, accessible single malt whisky. Best enjoyed with ice (or paired with melting chocolate truffle!), the nose has a fruity top note of baked apples and grainy cereals. The palate is smooth and minty with sharp stewed apples and a hint of brine. The finish brings a menthol -clean aftertaste with marzipan, cherry and dark chocolate.
The Singleton is renowned for the smoothness and balance of its whiskies, which match the liveliness and vigour of the leaping salmon in the fast flowing rivers of the Highlands of Scotland. The Singleton Glen Ord is particularly known for its richness and fruitiness, here enriched by a different, more intense maturation cask. This small batch of The Singleton Glen Ord, matured for a full nineteen years in freshly charred American oak hogsheads and never before released, combines smooth distillery character with subtle complex aromas and intensely spicy tastes. This smooth, rich expression adds a lush new honeyed sweetness to the mature allure of this classic slow-crafted Speyside malt.
Singleton's Malt Master Dr Craig Wilson hand selected whisky from three different cask types -refill, Pedro Ximenez Oloroso seasoned and first fill ex-bourbon - until he found just the right recipe for this effortlessly delightful dram. It's full on fragrant fresh fruit, rich honey and mellow vanilla, followed by juicy pear, sweet spice and the tingling warmth of white pepper. The silky-smooth Single Malt is made to be enjoyed.
This amazing 16 YO single malt Scotch whisky from Royal Lochnagar, presented as part of Diageo's 2021 Special Releases. It brings together whisky matured in American oak and European oak refill casks, resulting in an expression that shows off a fresh, vibrant flavour profile. The theme for the 2021 Special Releases is 'Legends Untold', inspired by stories surrounding the distilleries features. As such, the label of this one has a particularly fierce-looking horse upon it. A Lush Vivid Scotch that glows with springtime freshness.
An original Oban from non-traditional casks that has a great deal to say for itself as it skilfully entwines the lighter and darker traits of this famous bridge between the Highland and Island styles of single malt. The Oban 12YO sweet natured Scotch stirs bright eyed, nose keen with smooth, sweet chilli. Maritime aromas offer contrast with seaweed, crystal salt and black pepper. Lightly oily, it soon shades the palate with a pinch of spice from fresh charred casks. Crunchy oak spice, a dark toffee apple sweetness and a lengthy, peppery finish harmonised in this lush tale of light and dark.
In the Cardhu 14 YO this golden malt, white grape and lychee aromas frolic with melodious fruits and meadow flowers. Composed in wine seasoned wood, it has a heather honeyed sweetness. Fragrantly, it charms with a creamy smooth texture and perfumed taste, enriched by lush red berries. Smoother sill with water, the finish carries a warming pinch of white pepper. Like a single bloom, this Cardhu is remarkable to behold. This is a harmonious and utterly charming Cardhu, its aromas fruity and meadow-sweet, its taste sweet, luscious and well rounded, accented by a striking and unusual perfumed note.
Ukiyo Japanese Vodka is born from a base of rice and is small batch triple distilled in traditional pot stills. In Japan rice is renowned for producing the purest spirit. Ukiyo Rice Vodka is exceptionally clean, smooth and subtly sweet. Like Japanese shochu or sake, our Rice Vodka is ideal for sipping or pairing with food.
Yuzu is a citrus fruit that is cultivated and beloved within Japan. Visually similar to a lemon but with a powerful fragrance, unique herbal notes, mild bitterness, and a less sharp acid flavour. Ukiyo Yuzu Gin is born from a base of locally grown barley that is distilled into a traditional shochu spirit. They redistill their shochu with juniper, yuzu, regional citrus and botanicals, respecting the 1500 year old tradition of cultivating and harvesting yuzu in Japan. The yuzu flavour is tart and fragrant, resembling that of the lemon and grapefruit, with overtones of mandarin orange.
In Japan, there’s a fleeting period during spring when the sakura (cherry) blossoms are in full bloom. In a tradition known as ‘Hanami’ the people head out to celebrate the cascading of these blooms and the change of season. Ukiyo Blossom Gin is born from a base of locally grown barley that is distilled into a traditional shochu spirit. They redistill their shochu with juniper, regional citrus, cherry blossom and native botanicals, always exercising restraint in the pursuit of clarity and perfection. The fruits of this endeavour are born out in the delicate blossom aromas that emulate those found in the mountains and coastline surrounding our home in Kagoshima.
A botanical gin, small batch distilled. Infused with Elderberries & Mint Tips, along with locally foraged Wild Thyme, Manuka and Douglas Fir. Experience the delight of these Central Otago flavours. ABV: 42%
The honey used in Cazcabel Honey is made with 100% natural honey, adding a dose of sweet nectar to the blend, balanced with the fresh, earthy and dry Blanco at its heart. Taste: Rich and sweet with beautiful notes of warm natural honey. Finish: Caramel and smoky notes. ABV: 34%
A unique blend of the world’s finest single malts is extra matured for six months in 'Naked' first-fill Oloroso sherry casks. These casks are called 'Naked' because they've never held whisky before. This process adds a layer of rich and fruity flavour, creating a great tasting, versatile whisky, perfect for enjoying your way. Deep russet, clear and bright. Well balanced oak, sherry with a citrus hint on the nose. To finish on the palate there is a medium full flavour, mature, Speyside fruitiness. ABV: 40%
A core of fragrant cassis and dark berry fruit, cherry and plum is lifted by top notes of rosewood and cedar with cooler hints thyme, lavender and cardamom. A savoury dark earthy complexity brings a more serious, brooding undertone to the wine. On the palate the wine is medium/full bodied with good mid palate flesh, finishing with a long, fine, supple tannin structure. This is a dense yet elegant wine with great depth which will reward long term cellaring until 2028 – 2043
Pack includes: x1 Caribbean Reserve 50ml, x1 Founder's Reserve 50ml, x1 12 Year Old 50ml, x1 15 Year Old 50ml
A 40 year old malt matured in Oloroso Sherry Casks . This is a smooth and rounded triumph of dark and tropical fruits resulting in a big and fruity finish with just a touch of oak. ABV: 46%
Hendrick's Lunar is a delightfully smooth and alluring gin that is rich with night blooming floral essence, offering a delicate balance of warm baked spices, and finished with a crisp burst of citrus. Lunar is best enjoyed during casual nights at home and is a curious companion for sundowners and starry nights with friends. ABV: 43.4%
Don Ramón Mezcal Joven is a transcendent expression of this category of hand-made spirits. Made from 100% Salmiana Agave from Zacatecas, Mexico that has been matured for 8-10 years, this clear spirit embodies the earthen smokiness of mezcal. A sip delights the palate with an awakening, yet balanced aroma of herbs, florals, and fresh citrus layered with a subtle fruity finish brought forth by the agave. For each Salmiana Agave harvested, Casa Don Ramón plants two more of the species in its place.
A delicious, early drinking Pinot Noir that can be enjoyed on its own or partnered with salmon, poultry, or game dishes.
Bottled from incredibly rare casks filled during some of the Distillery’s darkest days, this is Ardbeg at its most intricate, balanced and beguiling. Majestic aromas of smoked cream and earthy bonfires are masterfully interwoven with layers of pine and fragrant candle wax. Hot pepper rises on the palate, twisting around lemon sherbet sweetness, while hints of carbolic soap and tar flow into a long aftertaste characterised by delicate aniseed entwined with lingering cream and fudge. Non chill-filtered with a strength of 46%
In the early 1970s, Benriach broke convention in Speyside by returning to distilling batches of whisky in the old, 19th century style, using malted barley smoked with Highland peat. This wood rich Highland peat imparts distinctly sweet and smoky notes into Benriach peated whiskies. Benriach The Smoky Ten has been crafted from a combination of unpeated and peated spirit and three cask matured for at least ten years in a combination of bourbon barrels, Jamaican rum casks and toasted virgin oak. The whisky is then expertly married together to create sublimely smooth layers of sunripe fruit, aromatic smoke and toasted oak spice, lingering into the perfectly balanced sweet and smoky finish. ABV:46%
Pineapple & Lime flavour expertly mixed with Smirnoff vodka and soda. Best served ice cold for a crisp and refreshing taste. ABV: 5%
Lime & Lemon flavour expertly mixed with Smirnoff vodka and soda. Best served ice cold for a crisp and refreshing taste. ABV: 5%