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Update from de Burgh

Posted on: March 27, 2020
Consolation wines

What a week! A ”roller coaster of emotions” would best describe it. A cliche, but apt in this new scenario we find ourselves in. We are single staffing the office/warehouse to protect ourselves and customers but still managing to offer next day delivery to most parts of the UK. As a small but leading wine supplier to many of the UK’s finest restaurants, we are well stocked and well placed to get some of the best value wines in the UK to you, in your home. Check out our full range on our online shop.

A few points to note-

  • 20% (on full price products) to all NHS workers – please follow this link for the code
  • The March offer and Pinot Noir offer are extended till the end of April.
  • Free delivery on orders over £100. UK mainland only.
  • Next working day delivery is still available for some areas – please e-mail us for info if you need an order urgently.
  • Social Media -Share pictures of the wine you have bought from us and the best picture will win a ‘lockdown’ bottle of Champagne on your next order.

We may be single manning but most of the team are still available to answer any questions you may have via e-mail. Tarquin, Will, Ross and Christine are checking e-mails regularly.

Don’t forget the wine…

Posted on: March 20, 2020

plus 20% off + free shipping to true heroes!


True heroes deserve great wine too!
With this in mind, we have decided to offer 20% off any full price wines to all NHS staff.

 If you are placing your order online, please type in this code  – ZPJHQGJ0MF82 when you get to the checkout. Click on the ‘redeem promo coupon or gift card’ function. 

If you would rather speak to us, please do not hesitate to give us a ring – 01875 595 100 or e-mail

We are still delivering…

Posted on: March 19, 2020

We want to let you know that we remain open for business.

The whole team are strictly following NHS Scotland guidelines for best practice and we are determined to keep going and deliver wine to all our customers who may just need a glass of wine during this unprecedented time.  The office will be open during normal business hours until we are told to do otherwise by the government.  

The health, safety and well being of our whole team, families, customers and society at large is our core concern and as long we are allowed to keep trading we will carry on delivering.  If you require a re stock do think of us, you can order though the web shop for home delivery, or if you would prefer to collect, we can also pre pack orders and deliver them to the boot of your car.

Call us, email us or use the web shop, we are here to help!

Let’s hope life returns to normality in the near future. Stay safe. 

From all of us at de Burgh.

  • Gift Vouchers are available for virtual Mother’s Day or other gifts. 
  • Free delivery on every mixed case or over.
  • Sign up to our Wine Club for monthly or twice monthly deliveries
  • March offers  and our Pinot Noir offer is still available online

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch – 01875 595 100 or e-mail

Gift Vouchers

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Buy a voucher for Mother’s Day

When you can’t get out, why not buy a virtual gift? A gift voucher for wine is the perfect Mother’s Day treat.

If you would rather buy wine for delivery then please go to our online shop for more info. Please call us at the office – 01875 595 100 if you need more info

March Offer

Posted on: March 12, 2020

If you need wine, stock up with us. Free delivery on offer over £100.

Pinot Noir

Posted on: February 28, 2020

…..It is a matter of opinion of course. However, there is no doubt that Pinot Noir can produce some of the most exciting wines in the world. 

Many customers question why wine made from Pinot Noir, in particular, is pricier than other varieties. Pinot Noir is notoriously difficult to grow and vinify. In a nutshell it is temperamental, challenging and delicate. It only thrives in specific terroirs creating a narrow range of environments and places that it can be realistically grown. It ripens relatively early, does not respond well to high yields and does not like too much sun – due to its thin skin, which can blister. Too little sun and it will not ripen.

Despite all of these difficulties the characteristics of Pinot Noir are seriously rewarding. Flavours such as ripe red fruit, strawberries, raspberries, cherries, heady sweet spice and gamey, earthy notes can dance from the glass.  It can also be wonderfully classy and complex dependent on who makes it, and how it’s aged.To showcase this range of styles and flavours, we have put together a list of fantastic Pinot Noir wines from all over the world. Some are stunningly simple and some carry a huge amount of depth. We love them and know you will too!

Featured Wines

Tupinier Bautista Bourgoge Rouge 2017

Tupinier Bautista, Bourgogne Rouge 2017
was £17.49 NOW £15.75

The Tupinier family have been growing grapes in Mercurey since 1770. Since 1997 the domaine has been run by Manu Bautista who took over the reins from his stepfather Jacques Tupinier. This wine is aged in oak barrels of up to 3 years old. After 10 months of ageing in oak casks, the wine is blended in vats and bottled 2 months later.

The 2017 Bourgogne Rouge is drinking beautifully now with voluptous, fruity, light, round and delicate. On the palate there are hints of floral aroma’s like violets and lots of red and black fruits.

Don’t forget about Tupinier Bautista’s Mercurey wines. We have the Sazenay Blanc and three other Mercurey in stock. They are extremely good and great value to boot!  Click here to find out more>>

Meyer Fonne Pinot Noir Reserve 2018

Meyer Fonne, Vin d’Alsace Pinot Noir, 2018
was £17.75 NOW £15.99

The Domaine was founded in the late 1800’s by Felix Meyer and is still run by Felix’s great grandson, also Felix. The domaine now covers 12 hectares over 7 communes, namely Katzenthal, Ammerschwihr, Ingersheim, Riquewihr, Kientzheim, Colmar and Bennwihr. Within this is a great diversity of soil types and exposure which suits different grape varieties and is one of France’s greatest examples of terrior. The domaine is organic in everything but name and the wines really speak for themselves. They all possess a delicacy and complexity which is unique to the area. we hugely recommend trying them.

We think the Pinot Noir is absolutely delicious. It has a fine, elegant nose and packed full of red fruit. A fresh finish, full-bodied, and slightly spicy. It is very typically Pinot Noir and readily accompanies cooked meats, grills and white meats.

See the full Meyer Fonne range>>

If you like Pinot Noir then you’ll love this..

Beaujolais with a difference

The Beaujolais region of east-central France produces a unique, fruity and often lighter style of wine, which has seen a small renaissance since the mid 2000’s. As wine lovers move away from the intense, high alcohol, barrel-matured wines that have been all the rage of late, the soft, often immediately appealing style of Beaujolais has been in the perfect position to benefit. Beaujolais production is dominated by the Gamay grape and almost half is sold under the basic Beaujolais appellation which comes from Bas Beaujolais and the flatter land to the west. A further quarter of production is Beaujolais-Village, which comes from the hillier, northern part of Beaujolais and which pushes up into the foothills of the Massif Central. In this area there are 10 Crus (villages) considered distinctive enough to have their own appellation. From north to south they are: St-Amour, Julienas, Chenas, Moulin-a-Vent, Fleurie, Chiroubles, Morgan, Regine, Brouilly and Côte de Brouilly. 

Browse all Beaujolais wines>>

We are all very big fans of Jean Paul’s wines here at de Burgh. He challenges all the pre-conceived perceptions about Beaujolais wine. To show how these wines stand up against some of the best Pinot Noirs we have put some of Jean Paul’s wine on offer. 
Jean-Paul is a very traditional winemaker who makes food-friendly wines of serious note. There is great complexity and concentration, along with the juicy fruit associated with Beaujolais, in his wines. He achieves this with minimum intervention and steers clear of manipulating the wine via carbon maceration, thermo-vinification and yeast inoculation which have become the norm in Beaujolais. He also believes his wines taste better at lower alcohol levels so does not add extra sugar (chapitalise) to raise alcohol levels. 

If you would like any information or need some help deciding, then please do not hesitate to get in touch!

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Sybille Kuntz

Posted on: February 27, 2020
Accessible and modern German Rieslings

Back in September 2019, we had the absolute pleasure of welcoming Sybille Kuntz and her husband Markus to showcase their wines at a series of tastings in Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Renowned journalist and online wine guru and Tom Cannavan was invited along to a tasting held in Bar Brett in Glasgow. He has very kindly written a great article highlighting Sybille’s wines. You can read it HERE

In line with the article, we have put the Riesling on offer as an added incentive!

You can find Sybille Kuntz’s wine on our website . The four main wines are pictured above – Organic Orange Riesling, Kabinett, Spatlese, Qualitatswein Trocken. We also stock the Scharz 2007 which is definitely worth a try!

If you have any questions regarding Sybille’s wine, please do not hesitate in getting in touch – 01875 595 100 or e-mail

Festive Opening Times

Posted on: December 18, 2019

**C H R I S T M A S D E L I V E R Y **

Please place all orders by Monday 16th December to guarantee timely delivery.
E: T: 01875 595100

*** C H R I S T M A S O P E N I N G ***

-16-20 December will be a normal working week.
-Monday 23 December – OFFICE OPEN
-Tues 24 December – OFFICE OPEN (Early closing)
-Wed 25-Fri 27 December – CLOSED
-Monday 30 – Tues 31 December – van deliveries to Glasgow, Edinburgh, Fife, Perthshire, Lothians and Borders and further afield if desperate!
-30 December – OFFICE OPEN – COURIER COLLECTION (not guaranteed for next day delivery)
-31 December – OFFICE OPEN (Early closing)
-Wed 1-Thurs 2 January 2019 – CLOSED

Business resumes as normal from Friday 3 January 2019

Essential Festive Wines

Posted on: December 13, 2019
Festive Wines

We list just over 550 wines and have 250 on our website. We’re really proud to offer such a great choice of wines (do not hesitate to get in touch for a full list) but at this time of year, many of us can be fairly time poor. We find ourselves rushing around trying to get to one Christmas event or show after another, plus trying to work, get the decorations up, do a food shop and buy presents. Phew! To save a bit of time trying to navigate the huge choice of wines on offer, we have chosen 12 red and 12 white, all under £15 that will perfect for Christmas lunch, New Year parties or an easy drinking wine for slouching in front of the telly. 

Aged to Perfection

Posted on: December 6, 2019

Our Mature Wine Picks

‘Tis the season for indulgence (refer to pic above) but why not enhance those delicious family meals and dinner parties with some wines that have gotten better with age?!  We at de Burgh, do not just like to drink wines that are a few years old, we also absolutely LOVE wines that are 10 or 15 years old and we have picked some real Christmas crackers for you….

Sybille Kuntz
Riesling Scharz 2007

The Scharz Auslese is an exceptional wine. It is not produced every year, only in the best vintages. Rich and complex on the palate with hints of that old classic Riesling characteristic- Petrol following on with flavours of orange peel tangerine dried apricot cooked nectarine orange marmalade. Off dry, but can be drunk anytime, but will go especially well with an abundant cheeseboard. A wine to be savoured. BUY

Chateau Moulin Haut-Laroque
Fronsac 2008  

We have tasted hundreds of Bordeaux over the years and this one really stood out. For a mature wine, we were bowled over by the quality, drinkability and price. Affordable and brilliant.

Chateau Moulin Haut-Laroque is a small family run estate who have a passion for making excellent Bordeaux. The vineyards are spread over 16 hectares in Fronsac with 65% Merlot, 20% Cabernet France, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5% Malbec- which happens to be at least 100 years old! The vines are on average 40 years old which gives real concentration of fruit. BUY

These are just few aged wines we have picked for the festive season. We have many more excellent cellared wines in our warehouse. Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you would like to see a full list. 

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