News & Offers

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 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 […]

Read more
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 […]

Read more
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 […]

Read more
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 […]

Read more
November 8, 2019

A walk in the vines: Domaine Roty’s Gevrey-Chambertin Champs Chenys

8th November 2019 Just back in the office today from a visit to Burgundy. Perhaps the most interesting tasting was a three-hour appointment with Pierre-Jean Roty which included an in-depth visit to see the Tres Vieilles Vignes in Charmes-Chambertin, a walk through some of his other sites and a plate of Madame Roty’s epic gougères. […]

Read more
September 20, 2019

Domaine Gilbert Picq

“Those with a penchant for steely Chablis raised without oak should look no further…” Neal Martin, Wine Advocate #232 We are very pleased to have begun working with Domaine Gilbert Picq, a long term favourite of mine and a source of high quality, classical Chablis at excellent prices. Two weeks ago we visited to taste the […]

Read more
September 20, 2019

Domaine Rodolphe Demougeot – Three great wines from 2015

When Robert and I visited Burgundy earlier this year one of the most impressive tastings we had was at Domaine Rodolphe Demougeot in Meursault. Having started in the early 1990s with a few vines inherited from his grandparents Rodolphe has now built his domaine to 8ha. Early on he stopped using chemicals, no herbicides, pesticides […]

Read more
September 10, 2019

In the Press – Domaine de l’Ermitage Menetou-Salon Blanc 2017 & Maison de la Chapelle Irancy 2017

Last weekend two of our wines were written up in the press, by the respected wine writers Matthew Jukes and William Kelley.  It is a pleasure to see these small domaines beginning to win fans and find fame in the UK.Both are family run, small scale and dedicated to making the best wine they can […]

Read more
September 6, 2019

Jean-Paul Brun’s 2017s

Jean-Paul, Beaujolais elder statesman, innovative wine maker and bon oeuf, was extremely pleased with his 2017s when we visited at the end of last year. He should be. He has produced a super range of wines that are a joy to drink now, but will also improve with time in the cellar. They have ripe, concentrated […]

Read more
September 5, 2019

Rocking Chablis – Domaine Gilles & Nathalie Fèvre

Leaving behind the Kimmeridgian Marl of Sancerre we drive the 100 odd kilometres to where almost the same rock re-emerges- Chablis.

Read more