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Beaujolais Nouveau 2021

19 Nov - Sommelier

Le Beaujolais nouveau est arrivé! At Vinissimus we rely upon the best selection of Beaujolais Nouveau, top quality labels imported directly from the most highly-regarded producers.

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Sherry wines

3 Nov - Sommelier

One of the great treasures of the world of Spanish wines, sherry wines are the classic heirs of winemaking traditions in Andalusia. Finos, Manzanillas, Amontillados, Olorosos, Palo Cortados, Pedro Ximénez... and more. Unique wines born from centuries of experience and tradition, with a long history linked to trade with the United Kingdom, a present immersed in culture and rich gastronomy, and a promising future.

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Interview with Luis Gutiérrez

15 Oct - Sommelier

One of the most influential critics in the world of wine, Luis Gutiérrez is particularly well-known for his opinions and ratings of Spanish, Chilean and Argentinian wines in his work for Robert Parker’s team.

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Giuseppe Alonzo

An introductory guide to Italian wine

22 Sept - Giuseppe Alonzo

Italy is a great wine country. It’s the birthplace of the highly-regarded Barolo and Tuscan wines, the land of Lambrusco, Prosecco and much more. Nearly 600 denominations of origin! Learn which ones to begin with and where to start.

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New Parker scores: Barolo 2017

11 Aug - Sommelier

The DOCG Barolo wines of the 2017 vintage are the protagonists of a recent article by Monica Larner, Robert Parker's contributor for The Wine Advocate.

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New Parker ratings 2021: Toro and other regions in Castile

12 Jul - Sommelier

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An introductory guide to Spanish wine

6 Jul - Sommelier

Rioja is surely the first name that comes to mind when talking about Spanish wine. Yet, what other denominations are there? Which are the most important? Where are Spain’s finest white wines produced? Which are the best Cava brands? Here below we’re offering you a brief who’s who, where and why for Spanish wine.

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New Parker ratings Ribera del Duero 2021

2 Jul - Sommelier

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Cuvelier, great Bordeaux wines

1 Jun - Sommelier

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10 Galician whites ideally priced for all budgets

1 Jun - Sommelier

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Giuseppe Alonzo

Piedmontese white wines

23 Apr - Giuseppe Alonzo

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Orange wine

1 Apr - Sommelier

By now everyone is talking about them and everyone is curious to try them at least once in their lifetime. Orange wines: the fourth colour of wine. 

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Wines with soul, wines for a good cause

24 Mar - Sommelier

A selection of wines to please the palate while helping to make the world a better place

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10 Italian wines under £15 you should try in 2021

24 Feb - Sommelier

For under £15, there is no shortage of choice </p><p>for excellent wine in Italy. A journey through 10 labels that cannot be missed by enthusiasts of wine gems

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Women and wine: 5 stories of women producers

19 Feb - Sommelier

Forget about dainty rosés and soppy little wines! </p><p>Women are suited to wines with character and class,</p><p> which is proven by these women wine producers. </p><p>The people who make them. Here are our favourites!

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Wines for Valentine's Day: 8 tips to choose the perfect wine

4 Feb - Sommelier

Valentine's Day is coming soon ... if you are thinking of a unique, memorable and romantic night in, here are our tips to make sure you choose the best wine for the occasion

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Spain’s 10 most expensive red wines

26 Jan - Sommelier

We’re all aware of the existence of very highly-priced wines, but perhaps we don’t rightly know the exact circumstances resulting in prices which soar far beyond what we might expect.

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Giuseppe Alonzo

Pizza and wine

22 Jan - Giuseppe Alonzo

Every pizza has its wine. But which one? Here's our ultimate guide!

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Winter wines

7 Jan - Sommelier

A time for stews, pulses, game, baked fish, mushrooms ... The perfect wines for typical winter warmer meals!

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Italian wines: the 2021 "4 Viti"

5 Jan - Sommelier

These are the wines awarded the highest score by the Italian Sommelier Association

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New Parker ratings for the Priorat and Montsant!

4 Jan - Sommelier

The wine critics at the Robert Parker Wine Advocate, with Luis Gutiérrez leading the reviews for Spain, have published new ratings for Priorat and Montsant wines. Check out our selection of some of the best rated wines!

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10 best-selling spanish wines

03/12/2020 - Sommelier

A selection of wines that deserve a place in anyone's collection – wines which are sure to please. Wines that are top-sellers for a reason, wines guaranteed to be a success whenever you need them – our customers can't be wrong!

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Italian wines: the 10 best sellers in 2020

27/11/2020 - Sommelier

Irresistible, unmissable brands. Symbols of Italian wine. You have made your choice. And indeed they are the best!

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New Parker ratings for Rioja wines

03/11/2020 - Sommelier

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Great wines at low prices!

30/10/2020 - Sommelier

These wines offer double the usual enjoyment – pleasant to drink, and pleasant on the pocket... Great wines with great ratings, and all for under 15 euros!

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Hallowine: sweet wines for Halloween

21/10/2020 - Sommelier

The time of year for toffee apples, pumpkin pies, seasonal fruits, chestnuts, typical desserts... and nothing better than our selection of sweet wines to accompany these traditional sweets and desserts!

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Discover the world's best wines by Decanter

15/10/2020 - Sommelier

Decanter World Wine Awards 2021. Don't miss out on our selection of some of the best wines from Spain, France and Italy!

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The magnificent 7 Navarra wines

05/10/2020 - Sommelier

Seven internationally renowned wonders. A range of prices but all with excellent value-for-money

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Gambero Rosso: the prestigious "Tre bicchieri" 2021

02/10/2020 - Sommelier

A preview of the excellences awarded by the most important Italian wine guide

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James Suckling's Italian Wine Summer

01/10/2020 - Sommelier

With one of the world's top critics, a summer dedicated to Italian wine with thousands of tastings and scores close to 100 points

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New Parker ratings: Balearic Islands, south-east and central Spain

22/09/2020 - Sommelier

Bonicaire, Callet, Fogoneu, Forcallat... A new and promising boost for local varieties!

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The 5 best-selling Italian wine regions

18/09/2020 - Sommelier

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Nine wines for three classic last-minute dinners

15/09/2020 - Sommelier

A classic pizza margherita. A nice selection of cold cuts. A rich and well-seasoned pasta. They can save your dinner. With the right wine, they exalt it

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14/09/2020 - Sommelier

The red wines that have brought Tuscany to the world. And with it all of Italy. The perfect combination of French style, Italian austerity and Mediterranean warmth

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Italian wines over 90 points and... under 20 euros

09/09/2020 - Sommelier

The most important wine tasters are in agreement: value-for-money Italian wines abound. We have chosen some for you with the help of two of the greatest: Robert Parker and James Suckling.

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2021 Peñín Guide: the best wines of Spain

03/09/2020 - Sommelier

A very thorough guide which includes the ratings and evaluations of... 10,400 wines! An amazing number and a truly exhaustive snapshot of Spanish wine

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A complicated vintage which promises great results

02/09/2020 - Sommelier

2019 En Primeurs: Álvaro Palacios, Descendientes de J. Palacios, Bodegas Palacios Remondo

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Small islands, great wines

30/07/2020 - Sommelier

Not just Sicily and Sardinia, but virtually every small Italian island is related to the world of wine, through a specific kind of wine or a local grape variety.

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Godello, fresh white wines

29/07/2020 - Sommelier

James Suckling: <em>"if you like Chablis, try godello"</em>

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Great wines created by great sommeliers

27/07/2020 - Sommelier

When sommeliers become winemakers

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The 12 best Verdejos

24/07/2020 - Sommelier

Our personal selection: Verdejos with soul

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Italian white wines: the magnificent six!

09/07/2020 - Sommelier

Perfect for summer, and ideal for keeping too. Italian white wines have finally earned a well-deserved place in the fascinating history of Italian wine which had been dominated by reds until very recently. Come with us to discover the six most astounding white wine regions in the country!

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Italian whites, naturally summery

08/07/2020 - Sommelier

Marvellous, complete, multifaceted. For enthusiasts? Not only. And yet... extraordinarily pop! Summer wines, knock yourself out. This is the wonderful magic of the great Italian whites.

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New Parker ratings: Bierzo wines

01/07/2020 - Sommelier

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Ancestral bubbles

30/06/2020 - Sommelier

Ancestral method, an excellent way to produce top quality sparkling wines.

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Islands through their wines

22/06/2020 - Sommelier

The Canary Islands, the Balearic Islands, Sicily, Sardinia... what would summer be like without these island paradises and their wines?

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Wine and cheese: the best pairings

22/04/2020 - Sommelier

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The Magnum wine bottle and the large wine formats

15/04/2020 - Sommelier

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Splendid Grenache wines for under €15

01/04/2020 - Sommelier

Discover Grenache wines from Campo de Borja, Calatayud, Priorat, Terra Alta, Navarra, Madrid, and even the DO Sierras de Málaga – for less than €15

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