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Wine Sensations delivers delicious handmade wines of character, charm and IMMENSE drinkability.

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Region: France - Champagne
Terroir: Reims

Théodore Vander Veken established his Champagne house in Reims in 1757 and Henri Abelé, not wishing to rush, then merged the company of his ancestors on his mother’s side with that of...

Region: France - Burgundy
Terroir: Maçon

Céline and Laurent Tripoz cultivate 11 hectares (27 acres) of vineyards in and around the village of Loché, just 10 minutes South-West of Mâcon. Having been completely free of...

Region: France - Beaujolais
Terroir: Denicé

The Sambardier Family have been vignerons in "le Beaujolais" since 1850, creating wines that are true to their region, variety and appellation. Their 85 acres (34 hectares) of vines...

Region: France - Jura
Terroir: Château-Chalon

Jean-François Bourdy has been managing the historic Jura vineyards of Domaine Jean Bourdy since 1990.  The history of this house, however, is amongst the longest commercial histories in any sector...

Region: France - Bordeaux
Terroir: Entre-Deux-Mers

Four generations of the Artigue family have been dedicated to the finest traditions of Bordelaise winemaking and combine this sense of tradition with a dedication to the most modern...

Region: France - South West 
Terroir: Cahors

Isabelle Rey-Auriat inherited her 14 hectare (35 acre) estate from her mother. Deeply committed to Cahors and its unique terroir and an enthusiastic supporter of Malbec, Isabelle has an instinctive...

Region: France - Rhône
Terroir: Lirac

The cellars of Roquemaure are situated on the western edge of the mighty Rhône, 20km (12 miles) North of Avignon between the villages of Tavel and Châteauneuf-du-Pape. In 1922,...

Region: France - Rhône 
Terroir: Lirac

Jean-Frédéric and Morgane Bistagne acquired this organic and biodynamic vineyard in 2014. Set in the idyllic surroundings of St-Laurent des Arbres, the vineyard faces the Châteauneuf-du-Pape valley, nestling in...

Region: France - Provence
Terroir: Le Destet

The Cartiers - Brothers Luc and Frédéri together with Luc's daughter Eve, produce stunning natural organic wines at the family's vineyard in the Parc Naturel des Alpilles. Almost equidistant between...

Region: France - Provence
Terroir: Saint-Maximin

We feel particularly lucky that one of the first vineyards that we worked with to bring natural, organic wines to the UK was the Domaine du Deffends and the de...

Region: France - Languedoc
Terroir: Terrasses du Larzac

Pascal Fullá gave up his legal career in 1998 and acquired five parcels of vines in the Terrasses du Larzac area of Languedoc just North of Montpellier, built a...

Region: France - Languedoc
Terroir: Assignan

Hildegard Horat-Diop has conquered her adopted home of Languedoc, despite starting her winemaking life as a Swiss import herself and consistently refusing to tow the "party line", farming organically...

Region: France - Roussillon
Terroir: Les Aspres

The Vaquer terroir, just 20km (12 miles) North of the Spanish border and a similar distance South of Perpignan, was bought by Bernard Vaquer in 1912 and over...

Region: France - Roussillon
Terroir: Les Aspres

Julien Ditté and Olivier Cazenave pooled their savings and acquired three picture-perfect but tiny parcels of vines in Tresserre just 10 miles (16km) north of the Spanish border in 2010. Proud...

Region: France - Roussillon
Terroir: Espira-de-l'Agly

Marie-Pierre Piquemal makes wines of extraordinary purity and appeal, so rarely found at this price. That said, there is complexity here and immense attention to detail.

Unbeatably brilliant for everyday imbibing, but also possessing...

Region: France - Loire Valley
Terroir: Reuilly

Bernard and Damien Aujard tend 6 hectares (15 acres) of vines on the clay-limestone terroir of Lazenay situated at the confluence of the rivers Arnon and Théols, some 12 miles (19 km)...

Region: France - Loire Valley
Terroir: Anjou

The vineyards of the Château du Breuil have been operating since 1822 in this amazing section of the Loire formed by the River Layon valley.  Even in the...

Region: France - Loire Valley
Terroir: Bourgeuil

Continuing a long line of women proprietors, Kathleen Van den Berghe purchased the 18 hectare (45 acre) Château de Minière in 2010 and immediately started the process of...

Region: France - Loire Valley
Terroir: Chançay

Jean-Michel and Bruno are the third generation of the Pieaux family to work this wonderful terroir just outside Chançay - having taken the vineyard over from their father in 1995.


Region: France - Loire Valley
Terroir: Poilly-sur-Loire

Gilles Chollet has been producing extraordinary wines in Pouilly-sur-Loire just North of Nevers for 20 years. His 30 acres (12 hectares) of South-West facing vines on the chalky soils of...

Region: France - Loire Valley
Terroir: Nantes

Laurent and Sylvie Perraud are the seventh generation of winemakers to tend the quintessential Nantais vineyards of the Domaine de la Vinçonnière.

The Perrauds honour their history and their terroir...

Region: France - Loire Valley
Terroir: Sancerre - Bué

Pascal Balland cultivates 9 hectares (22 acres) of vines around the famed centre of Sancerre wine production in the village of Bué.

Balland is to Bué as Bué is...

Region: Germany
Terroir: Lower Nahe

Hartmut Heintz took over the Zwölberich vineyards from his father Walter in 1985 and pushed the estate's natural approach towards organic and then biodynamic certification.  With just 80 acres (33 hectares) of the fertile...

Region: Austria
Terroir: Burgenland

Birgit Braunstein began making wine on her family's vineyard in 1990, taking on a 400-year tradition that stretched back to 1632. In the lee of the enormous Neusiedlersee, she cultivates 55 acres (22 hectares) of...

Region: Portugal - Lisbon
Terroir: Cortes

The António Lopes vineyard was founded in 1967 in Cortes in what was then called Extremadura about 90 miles (140km) North of Lisbon. As the vineyard approaches its 50th year of production it has...

Region: Portugal - Lisbon
Terroir: Sierra de Montejunto

The Quinta do Convento de Nossa Senhora da Visitação combines historic traditions and modern methods with extraordinary elegance.

Wine production here was only re-started by Cristina Albuquerque in 2004 following a 10-year...

Region: Portugal - Lisbon
Terroir: Leiria

The family-owned Vidigal winery was founded in 1960 and now under the leadership of António Mendes Lopes it focuses on the production of well-crafted Reserves from Portugal's most storied wine growing...

Region: North America - Oregon
Terroir: Willamette Valley

Lowell and Pauline Ford of Illahe Vineyards (pronounced 'ill-a-hay', Chinook for land, earth or soil) bought 80 acres of pasture land in Oregon's Willamette Valley in 1999 and turned 22 acres...