The Latest

The Latest


The Latest – August Sale!

Summer is not over yet and we have an August Sale!  Digital edition 2022 and Regional Wine Guides – 35% discount   Our Regional Wine Guides, with the current selection taken from the 10th edition of Wine behind the label may be of particular use to readers who are travelling in wine regions or readers who wish to learn just […]

The Latest – An Easter Offer

  Easter is nearly upon us If you have given up chocolate for Lent and/or saw the recent documentary on child labour on cocoa farms in Ghana you may wish to a. consider very carefully where your chocolate comes from this Easter and b. divert your attention from chocolate to wine. Swop chocolate for genning up on over 6,600 […]

Gift the world’s biggest & best wine book to anywhere in the world! 

Gift the world’s biggest & best wine book to anywhere in the world!  It’s easy, when you buy the book here. On the checkout page, in the panel that provides for a delivery address which is different from your billing address just state that ‘This is a gift to:’ followed by the name and full address of […]

English Wine week and dreams of holidays

English Wine Week runs this week, 19-27 June 2021 English wine producers and retailers geared up to celebrate English Wine Week which is running this week until Sunday 27 June. Wines of Great Britain (WineGB) report sales of English wines continue to go from strength to strength. Wine behind the label covers 23 of the […]

The Latest – December 2020

David’s Blog details updates on the 12th edition of Wine Behind the Label and contains compelling seasonal offers on both print and digital guides plus an additional discount code at checkout! There is a short window of opportunity if you wish to order a copy of the hardback book for delivery in the UK before […]

The Latest – October 2019

New Blogs, Wine Dinner, Gift Card & member discounts We did not send out a Newsletter in September as our colleague, Neville Blech sadly passed away after a long battle with cancer on 6 September so as you might imagine there has been a lull in activities. We cover Neville’s last two blogs below. Blogs on the […]

The Latest – August 2019

The Summer Sale continues until 15th August and we are offering all a 20% discount on our guides and our lead free crystal glasses.  Find details of your discount code here. Leading Champagne House of Deutz have sent us their  assessment of the 2019 season vine flowering. They ask “Should we now consider hard winters […]

The Latest – July 2019

The Latest – July 2019 Summer Sale! Summer is upon us at last and imbued with the spirit of adventure we are offering all a 20% discount on our guides and our lead free crystal glasses until August 15th. Find details of your discount code here. Holiday news! We are very pleased to announce that we […]

Breaking News

We are very pleased to announce that we have teamed up with Good Wine Tours who have been in the business of providing excellent wine tours for many years. You will see from their website that they have tours ongoing to various parts of the world and whilst the summer ones are pretty much full up, they […]

The Latest – June 2019

We have much to update you with from winery reviews, Fenavin 2019, the London Wine Fair 2019 and more. Winery Reviews to catch up on are from Switzerland, Greece, Washington State, USA, France, Italy and Australia: Weingut zum Sternen (Aargau), Mitravelas Estate (Peloponnese), Betz Family Winery (Washington State), Ch. Clos Haut-Peyraguey (Sauternes 1er CC), Ch. […]

Breaking News!

On our Value for Money Wines Pro App we update the app with new producers, new wines, updated ratings and updated price bands for existing wines AT LEAST EVERY 3 MONTHS.   For those who are already subscribers, we have just added over 700 new wines from over 100 producers (new and old) as well […]

The Latest – May 2019

This month there are several new Full Entries of Winery Reviews from our 11th Edition, posted up by David and Neville. Do please browse through them all and click on the links for further information.   Neville has posted up a blog on how he used our Value for Money Wines Pro App to pick […]

The Latest – April 2019

Our March highlights and updates for you since the last Latest! David found many excellent wineries showing at the Thorman Hunt 40th Anniversary Portfolio tasting and highlights will be featured in our blogs in the next few weeks. Meanwhile you can catch up with Neville’s profile of Rocca Brettia, a top winery in Calabria, Michael […]

The latest – March 2019

A lot has happened since out last Latest report. We have finished the 11th edition of Wine behind the label and whilst the downloadable pdf has been available for some we have had some issues with the printers and it is only just now that we are able to ship. Apologies to those who took […]

A pre Brexit offer

 A PRE BREXIT OFFER  Mark Thomas lead free Crystal Glassware from Austria Now is a good time to acquire beautiful Mark Thomas lead free wine glasses, hand blown in Austria.  Wine behind the label represents and sells Mark Thomas Glassware in the UK and Ireland.  We can assure you of a 20% discount on our […]

Wine behind the label 11th digital edition is ready for downloading

Here are the key facts and numbers   This edition now runs to 2613 pages 251 new winery profiles Existing profiles updated Nearly 4,000 wineries with full profiles Approaching 7,000 wineries covered with wines rated Over 26,000 wines rated Major update and overhaul of wine region maps Value for money winemaker awards New Stellar Cellar […]

Update on 11th edition and Wine dinner on October 8th

We really have our heads down doing the final edits for the 11th edition of Wine behind the label. The digital pdf version should be ready either at the end of this month or early next month and the printed version will follow shortly afterwards. Watch this space for more. New numbers :   Over […]

The pro version of our value for money wines app is now here and available to download

This App is called Value for Money Wines Pro, which comes loaded with over 25,000 wines from top producers in the world as found in Wine behind the label. The wines chosen are those wines which have been rated in Wine behind the label over the last 15 years. There are over 25,000 of them […]

New App: Value for Money Wines

  We have developed a new Wine App to save anxiety and money when choosing a wine in a shop or restaurant. The Value for Money Wines App will compare the price you are being asked to pay for the wine against the value criteria established in Wine behind the label. A completely free version is now available to download, for both IOS […]

Barolo MGA II

It’s a while since I updated you on what is going on but we have been head down preparing for the 11th edition of Wine behind the label. We are still a little way off completing that but in the meantime, here is the Latest from us. First and foremost we are pleased to announce […]

The Latest – December 2nd

Christmas is nearly coming and our Black Friday offers will continue only for another 7 days when it will be the cut off date for getting the “member10” coupon code discounts on some of our products – go to to take advantage of these. And this will be the last day for ordering the printed […]

The Latest – November 8th

Breaking News  The new, improved VinGardeValise wine carrying suitcase Grande04 is now available in the UK. What’s the difference between this and the old 02? The VGV® Grande 4.0 features a 100% polycarbonate shell with closed-cell foam The new asymmetrical Hinomoto wheels make the VGV® easy for you to maneuver A lift handle, located at […]

The Latest – October 24th

Things have been happening since my last post on “The Latest”. First and foremost, we have a new wine dinner at The Yacht in the offing on Thursday November 23rd. Hervé Kerlann, of Ch. de Laborde, in Burgundy will be on hand to guide us through the wines at this 4 course dinner, preceded by […]

The Latest – September 26th – It’s nearly Christmas!

If you are looking for an opportunity to offer a unique product to your customers, employees, friends, etc., either as a Christmas “thank you for your business” present, or as a reward incentive for best employees, you can obtain from us multiple copies of a handsomely bound, 1,000 page hardback wine guide.   Wine behind […]

The Latest – August 4th

There’s still time to take advantage of our summer sale offer of £199 instead of £297 for the VinGardeValise wine carrying suitcase. (UK delivery only). Sale ends August 31st when it will revert back to the normal price. Following on Gary’s weekend in Oporto, I followed up with a sort of rest of the week […]

The Latest – July 18th

Our first comprehensive travel blog has been posted by Gary White on the vinous merits of Oporto. You will be able to spend a wondrous few days there by following his advice. In fact – I’m off to Oporto this afternoon and I am certainly looking forward to trying out his recommendations. And of course, […]

The Latest – July 9th 2017 – Summer sale!!

SUMMER SALE!! With summer holidays on the horizon, you may wonder how you can bring home those incredible wines you tasted whilst you were away safely and securely. The VinGardeValise VGV02 wine carrying suitcase is the perfect answer to this problem which allows you to bring home from 2 to 12 bottles INTACT! We will […]

The Latest – June 16th 2017

Since my last announcement of “The Latest”, we’ve been busy communicating with wine news from around the world with news about Prosecco, Brexit and South Africa. Kathy Burk has also been very busy with the second instalment of her History of Wine as well as a comprehensive blog on her recent visit to Romania. David […]

The Latest – June 2nd 2017

Hi Everybody Here is what we have been up to over the last couple of weeks. We have continued to post up interesting wine news from around the world, culminating with the historic victory by Champagne Jayne over the CIVC (Comité Champagne) over her right to use the name “Champagne” as part of her business […]

The Latest – May 15th 2017

The Latest 15th May 2017 Our Club behind the label Membership is gathering momentum and we welcome all our new members. There are some special notices for you at the end of this bulletin. You can register for free at and we’ll get back to you with further details of your type of membership, subscription […]

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