"I have been drinking wines for more than 30 years and you truly are the most exciting wine merchant I’ve come across. After reading the article (by Tamlyn Currin on JancisRobinson.com), I can’t help visiting your fabulous website again and your new Alpha Box and Dice caught my attention!" - Mr. S.K. 

"I would like to say that your wine list is just about the most exciting list of wines anywhere at the moment and I am so pleased I found you. Already making an order up for next month. " - Mr. P.B.

"You have a great list. The most thoughtful & exciting I've seen for a long time." - Mr. G.C.

"I just wanted to drop you a quick note to say that all the wines I tried from you are absolutely amazing. Can’t wait to try more and I can’t imagine ordering online anywhere else now, your selection is just so fresh and exciting. Many thanks!" - Ms. E.H.
"I am very impressed with your offering.  All your wines have been interesting and very much up from the Wine Society.  I think that you and Yapps will be my only suppliers going forward for my requirements (modest as they are!)." - Mr A.T.

"You could sell sand to the Arabs!!" - Ms. S.P.

"Thanks again and btw congratulations for your very interesting offering. It's one of the most refreshing and thrilling wine selections I have seen around in a while!" - Mr. S.A.

"We thoroughly enjoyed the tasting. Love what you do and the wines echo your passion." - Mr. B.C.

"Just for the record, I think your website is one of the best I've come across and your wine list is an epic match!" - Mr. L.D.

"I don’t think you could choose a mediocre wine even if you tried." - Mr. L.E.
"Brilliantly eclectic list" - Mr. A.L. 

"Your web site is just too enticing, whoever writes your reviews is fantastic – Reader, I swallowed it… great stuff." - Mr. I.G. 
"We have loved all the wines that we have got from you, so very happy to recommend you to others!" - Mr. R.B.

"Your offers are always a very enjoyable read! And emails are all wizzy and personalised to boot!" - Mr. C.H.

"Many thanks for brilliant service.  All three wines we have had so far have been cracking value!" - Mrs. J.T.

"It's amazing what you have done between you!" - Mr. P.G.

"I love being a customer of yours!" - Mr. J.C.

"Brilliant service as always!" - Mr. P.J.

"I discovered you thanks to a tweet. I went to your website and really liked the way you guys write about wine. That's proper quality writing, a rare thing in my opinion." - Mr. J.M. 

"I have never had less than 100% in my dealings with you and will continue to sing your praises. I am not sure I can emulate the florid prose with which you describe your wines, but you are all pretty bloody wonderful!!" - Mr.R.M. 

"Fantastic list; short and very well thought through." - Mr. N.G.

"Please add me to your mailing list. Your service has been outstanding!" - Mr. T.D. 

"You’ve got a great website." - Mr. D.L.

"I've been delighted with all the wines I ordered from you." - Mr. S.R.

"Great service......will do more shopping from you guys...." - Mr. G.J.

"The Montepulciano you strongly recommended last time is brilliant - I think i will make a habit of taking up your recommendations! " - Mr. H.A.

"James’s descriptions of wine are a tonic in themselves, even if you don’t buy any wine. I have been enjoying them (and their wine) for years." - Mr. J.B. 

"Thanks very much and look forward to sampling some delicious wines, you haven't let us down yet!" - Mrs. J.M.

"It is a pleasure to support independent business and I value the personal input and touch, particularly with wine, the story behind the bottle makes it more special!! I really enjoyed the mixed case that you put together for me." - Mr. M.W. 

"Very impressed with your list and will be putting together an initial order over the next few days... Love your wine descriptions, btw." - Mr. G.B.

"I must say the selection is excellent and this won't be the last time I order from you." - Mr. S.K.  

"So glad to have found your business (and so local too!) and I look forward to discovering more lovely wines - and would always welcome recommendations." Ms. S.F.

"Fantastic list!" - Mr. C.G.

"I'm just trying some bottles out with a view to making some bigger purchases, so very much looking forward to trying these...the descriptions are beautifully written." - Mr. S.F.

" It is very good (Chateau Angles Grand Vin Rouge 2010) - as all the wines have been in your new venture. You have a good palate and I value your recommendations highly." - Mr. J.G.

"I will be in contact and I will recommend your company to my friends, excellent and friendly service." - Mr. I.K.

"I can't tell you how exciting this is. New wines that we actually like. It feels very grown up." - Mr. J.M.

"You have filled my cellar with some tremendous goodies and I feel sure that my horizons are forever broadening as a result of your offers. You guys are great. Keep up the good work!" - Mrs. G.S.

"Really glad to have found you guys - every so often you find a merchant where the few bottles you do know give you absolute confidence in the ones you don't - I've just had time to have a good browse and had that warm feeling of a declining bank balance and a filling cellar." -Mr. D.D. 

"I thought I would just take a quick look at your website and that was two hours ago - I have to now get on with what I was supposed to be doing!  Terrific website; I shall no doubt revisit it." - Ms. L.B.

"All the wines I've received... Great recommendations. Please keep me informed of any further little gems." - Mr. R. G.

"I must confess I have been rather addicted to your website since discovering it recently - what a deftly curated wine list you have." - Mr. A.A. 

"Your selection looks amazing and I'm greatly looking forward to getting stuck in. I shall cheerfully anticipate any correspondence and recommendations - not often you can say that for a mailing list!" -  Mr. T.H. 

"I have not been disappointed by any of your recommendations." - Mr. S.K. 

"I enjoyed the wine a lot. So much in fact that I'd like to reorder the same case. Could you repeat the last order for me?" - Ms. H.W.

"Loving the wine – some absolute corkers in there." - Mr. P.D.

"Just to say thanks for the wine- really enjoyed every bottle." - Mr. J.M.
"The wine is disappearing fast!" - Mr. P.L.

"Your e-mails do make us smile! All the wines you have recommend to us so far have been really good, so do keep sending recommendations." - Mr. K.J.
"Thanks very much - superb service!" - Mr. J.R. 

"Thanks again for your email and for your terrific service.  John is a big fan." - Mrs. D.H.
"Just to say that we very much enjoyed both wines.  Indeed the whole process has proved to be far more enjoyable and successful than my previous approach of wandering aimlessly around an outlet of Oddbins etc. and picking something at random!" - Mr. P.G.

"I was most impressed with your wines - all at a very reasonable prices as well as being very interesting and different." - Mrs. D.B-J.

"It was a great day! Such an eye-opener to wines I never would have thought twice about before." - Miss P.du P.
(Our inaugural wine tasting)

"Thank you for a most enjoyable evening tasting some excellent wines." - Mr. P.B.
(A Christmas wine tasting)

"We really enjoyed the mixed case of whites we had last time, especially the Romanian wine." - Mr. N.P. 
(Recas Paparuda Feteasca Regala, Romania 2013)

"All that I hope for in a Shiraz, but rarely seem to get." - Mr. T.D.
(Mad Dog Shiraz, Barossa Valley, Australia 2010)

"I just wanted to say that this was a fantastic pick!" - Mr. E.F.
(Pascual Toso Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina 2012)

"Got the wine, opened it, love it. It's a cracker." - Mr. M.D.
(Pascual Toso Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina 2012)

 "I'm coming round to the conclusion that it is superb, especially if allowed to breathe a little." - Mr. T.D.
(Pascual Toso Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina 2012)

"The best Malbec I have ever tasted!" - Mr. M.H.
(Pascual Toso Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina 2012)
"I have tasted my first bottle and am delighted with my order - as you say, outstanding for the price!" - Mr J.H.
(Waipara West Two Terrace Red, New Zealand 2008)

"Just trying the Waipara. What a gem. Mature, soft, classic Bordeaux. At £10. Astounding." - Mr. S.H.
(Waipara West Two Terrace Red, New Zealand 2008)

"Gorgeous!" - Mr. J.R. 
(Waipara West Two Terrace Red, New Zealand 2008)
"I opened a bottle of the Waipara West ‘Two Terrace’ 2008 last night and you will be pleased (although not surprised) to hear that I was extremely impressed.  It is delicious. For what it is worth I also think it is perfect for drinking now. Well done on digging out and tempting us with this gem. I may well take some more off your hands." - Mr. P.K.
(Waipara West Two Terrace Red, New Zealand 2008)
"Despite the big up it didn’t disappoint. At that price I’m very impressed!" - Mr. M.C.
(Waipara West Two Terrace Red, New Zealand 2008)

"Excellent wine - thanks very much!" - Mr. E.H.
(Waipara West Two Terrace Red, New Zealand 2008)
"We tried the Portuguese one and Mrs J gave it a seal of approval. So thank you for providing life after Chardonnay!" - Mr. K.J.
(Hobby Branco, Tejo, Portugal 2010)

"Incredible value! It's really, really good. I've got some Leewin Art Series Chardonnay..." (which retails for about £50/bottle) "...and this is on a level with that." - Mr. R.B. 
(Stella Bella Chardonnay, Margaret River, Australia 2011)

"The Stella Bella is a corker too. Such restraint. Will never get selected for the Australian cricket team." - Mr. S.H.
(Stella Bella Chardonnay, Margaret River, Australia 2011)

"Wonderful wine!" - Mr. T.M.
(Montagny 1er Cru Bonneveaux Olivier Leflaive, Burgundy, France 2011)

"We REALLY liked the wine over Christmas, well done you.  We would have some more if you have any left?" - Mrs P.B.
(Montagny 1er Cru Bonneveaux Olivier Leflaive, Burgundy, France 2011)

"Last night we tried a bottle of the Montagny you sent us. Excellent. Lived up to its billing." - Mr D.M.
 (Montagny 1er Cru Bonneveaux Olivier Leflaive, Burgundy, France 2011)

"We loved the wine by the way, well done, am sure it will have been a sell out." - Mrs R.J. 
(Montagny 1er Cru Bonneveaux Olivier Leflaive, Burgundy, France 2011)
"The blanc de blanc got an early test and passed!" - Mr C.de P.
(Veuve Fourny Blanc de Blancs 1er Cru Champagne NV)

"Tried the Cabernet - thought it was wonderful given the price; certainly as good as some wines that I have paid twice as much for (and not as overpowering as I was expecting for a SA wine)." - Mr M.M.
(Amares Cabernet Sauvignon, Stellenbosch, South Africa 2009)

"The Cab Sauvignon is very good but the Syrah is out of this world!" - Mr R.L.
(Amares Cabernet Sauvignon and Amares Syrah, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 2009)
"Syrah has gone down a treat - really enjoyed it tonight." - Mr J.B. 
(Amares Syrah, Stellenbosch, South Africa 2009)

"Had some of the Amares Syrah over the weekend and was very impressed." - Mr D.K. 
(Amares Syrah, Stellenbosch, South Africa 2009)

"The Romanian white continues to delight and impress." - Mr D.I.
(Recas Paparuda Feteasca Regala, Romania 2013)

“One word, it's fabulous. We got through 3 bottles on Saturday night (between 3) which considering none of the 3 of us who were drinking are heavy drinkers at all tells you what you need to know. Harriet – the Montepulciano fiend – was particularly impressed.”  Mr I.J.
(Montepulciano d'Abruzzo, Italy 2010)

"The wine is brilliant. Very classy indeed and great value." - Mr A.T.
(Montepulciano d'Abruzzo, Italy 2010)
"This is brilliant! How much have you got?" - Mr S.L. 
(Montepulciano d'Abruzzo, Italy 2010)
"Thanks for the Montepulciano – good find, and def a keeper." - Mr K.J.
(Montepulciano d'Abruzzo, Italy 2010)

"I opened the first bottle tonight, and drank the lot with my father in law. Delicious. You weren't over selling it at all. Thank you! ...I'm looking forward to future discoveries!" - Mr. G. S. 
(Montepulciano d'Abruzzo, Italy 2010)

"We had a bottle last night. Thought it was fab!" - Mrs. J. W.
(Montepulciano d'Abruzzo, Italy 2010)

"We were stunned. I have never been very keen on Australian wines, but clearly I've just not been exposed to the good ones before now.  We will be ordering more." Mrs D.H.
(Adelina Grenache, Australia 2012)