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What's happening at Robert Rolls

Recent tastings, information on our events and our growers, vintage updates, what we have been drinking, where we are eating and of course special offers on our wines!

April 4, 2020

The Robert Rolls Daily Drinkers – 15 wines under £15.00

Buy the wines in this offer on our online shop Robert and I are as proud of our ‘house’ wines as we are of anything we import. We work especially hard finding wines which offer the right combination of quality (high) and value (lots). I love wines like these, which I can open freely and […]

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September 18, 2020

Maison de la Chapelle 2018s

2018 is the best vintage yet for Delphine and Gregory Viennois, the innovative couple behind Irancy’s Maison de la Chapelle. These wines, from the north of Burgundy, not far from Chablis, are brilliantly characterful, offering flavours at once recognisably Burgundian as well as distinctive in their own right. The village Irancy, described as ‘beautifully pure and precise’ by […]

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July 23, 2020

Domaine Tupinier-Bautista “Mercurey at its most gourmand and seductive”

Buy Domaine Tupinier-Bautista online “Manu Bautista is making some of the most expressive, complex, age-worthy reds in the Côte Chalonnaise right now.”Tim Atkin, Decanter Magazine January 2020 Manu Bautista, based in Mercurey in the Cote Chalonnaise, is an engaging man to taste with. A whirlwind of gestures, snorts, laughter, and general enthusiasm, it is clear […]

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August 10, 2020

Heatwave! Wines for the sunshine

Ice-cold crisp whites, maybe some bubbles for added refreshment, cool fruited reds served from an ice bucket, and of course rosés, versatile food wines as well as garden gluggers. When the sun shines, there is nothing as refreshing, afterall ‘wine is sunlight, held together by water’ in the words of Galileo. So, as the UK […]

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May 27, 2020

Sunshine Super Wines

Refreshing wines below £14.00 I’m often asked what we drink at home, so please find a selection of our favourite summer wines below. Crisp, refreshing whites, a perfumed pink and lighter reds perfect for chilling. All coming in at under £14.00 a bottle and ideal for drinking over the next few months. To order simply email […]

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May 1, 2020

Jean-Paul Brun Domaine des Terres Dorées

Jean-Paul’s 40th Vintage – Pre-shipment 2018 offer, Domaine focus and recent press reviews Back in February I attended a huge tasting in Paris to meet with growers and taste new vintages and new wines alike. I made several new discoveries, about more of which you will be hearing soon. Some of the very best wines I […]

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May 1, 2020

Recent Arrivals Spring 2020

New vintages and discoveries from the cellars of our growers Over the last few weeks we have been busily arranging collections from our domaines across France. From Bordeaux we have a pair of wines from Chateau Langlet and the delicious second wine of much loved fifth growth Chateau Cantemerle. Moving south-west we have been lucky […]

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April 16, 2020

Rosés to be cheerful – 1,2,3 (&4!)

The sun is shining and the weather warming up, and that means Rosé. Buy the wines in this offer in our online shop These days the refreshing, pale pink wines of Provence seem to be the favourite. With their light body and elegant fruit, they make perfect ice bucket wines for the summertime. We have […]

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April 4, 2020

Comforting Classics

There is something immensely comforting about these names, they are like old friends we know so well but still look forward to meeting; they always teach us something new. I haven’t written yards of purple prose about each bottle, now doesn’t seem the time for soil type and vineyard elevation; rather I have spent my […]

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January 31, 2020

Burgundy 2017 & 2018 En Primeur

2018 – The times, are they a-changing? Please note this offer is now closed. The one word we heard more than any other while tasting the 2018s was ‘solar’, meaning warm, hot, influenced by the sun. Whether the 2018 vintage goes down as an outlier or the new normal remains to be seen, but what […]

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