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Award winning wines of Chateau Rousselle, Cote De Bourg, Bordeaux & Award winning wines of Famille Doublet, Chateau Vignol, Entre-Deux-Mers, Bordeaux EXCLUSIVE TO HELMSLEY WINES IN UK . So, we’re finally entering spring and people are starting to come out of hibernation! While everyone has been willing the winter away, we’ve been busy hunting down the best value wines that the world can offer. . We are pleased to .
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We LOVE gin!

If you love gin as much as we do, you’ll love our special Valentine’s Day offer! To celebrate Valentine’s Day 2017 we’re delighted to offer a 10% discount off all gins and whiskies purchased on 13th & 14th February. Just mention this offer to receive your discount. With a large range of premium gins in stock from Slingsby Rhubarb gin to Love Eden Mills gin, and a wide range .
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Santuario Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina 2015

  Santuario Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina 2015 As you read this the credit cards should have been paid off and those of you who have braved “dry January” should be ready for a good bottle of wine! As February brings us Valentine’s Day to steam things up in the cold weather we bring you Santuario Malbec which sells like hotcakes during the weeks leading up to Valentine’s Day because it .

15% off Whisky – Wednesday 25th January 2017

Feel the Burn!!!  . It’s time to raise a wee dram to our Scottish cousins. No Burns night supper would be complete without haggis, poetry recitals, and of course, a dram or two of Scotland’s finest tipple – a good Scotch whisky! . Ode to the bard, on Wednesday 25th January 2017 save 15% off any whisky. Pop in store and treat yourself to a malt.

Christmas comes early – receive £5 FREE thanks to American Express

Since 2012 the ‘Shop Small’ campaign has been supporting Small Businesses like us – celebrating the amazing things that small businesses make, sell and do across the country each and every day. . We’re delighted to be taking part in this campaign again this year, and in conjunction with American Express, Amex card members will receive a £5 credit* on your card statement when you spend £10 of more .
Don’t miss these great November offers…

Don’t miss these great November offers…

Looking for a Christmas present… or maybe just a little treat for yourself? . Until 30th November 2016 you can save 10% off gins, whiskies and spirits when you present the voucher below, or alternatively buy 5 bottles of wine and get the 6th bottle for FREE. What more could you possibly want with Christmas just around the corner?! .


Saint Georges Saint Emilion 60% Merlot, 35% Cabernet Franc and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon. With the festive period looming, there are few better wines to enjoy with your Christmas day feast than a good old claret. Therefore, we are absolutely delighted to invite you to discover this stonking wine from one of Bordeaux’s leading winemakers Pascal Delbeck who, for twenty years, was responsible for the wines produced at Ausone for .

Grahams Six Grapes

With autumn finally here we’ve picked a fortified wine that has won seven gold medals and two trophies at the International Wine Tasting Awards in the last decade and is perfect to warm you up on those cold evenings in front of the TV. Port – Port wine (also known as Vinho do Porto) is a Portuguese fortified wine produced exclusively in the Douro Valley in the northern provinces .

Lionheart of the Barossa Shiraz, Australia

Fresh from our Aussie cousins comes the multi award winning Dandelion Vineyards “Lionheart of the Barossa” Shiraz 2013 Where is Barossa Valley? The Barossa Valley is a valley in South Australia located 37 miles northeast of Adelaide. It is famed for its wine making, in particular Shiraz, and is the location of one Australia’s most prized wines “Penfold’s Grange” which new vintages start from around £300 a bottle. However, .

Papa Ghede Gin by Psychopomp Microdistillery – Bristol

The Psychopomp Micro-Distillery is a small, independent distillery in Bristol producing craft distilled gin in small batches and limited quantities. . This latest distillation for Autumn 2016 is ‘Papa Ghede’ which is packed with juniper, coriander, angelica root, liquorice root, cassia, orange zest, beetroot and cocoa beans… and it is delicious. As ever, it is only made in small batches so be quick or they will all be gone.
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Springbank 15 year old

The wait is finally over, this years allocation of Springbank 15 year old has arrived in store! . Like a storm gathering off the Kintyre coast, Springbank 15 year old is dark and ominous, yet delicious. This fantastic whisky is best enjoyed after dinner or with your favourite cigar, it’s a true classic. . On the nose are sweet aromas of demerara sugar, dark chocolate, Christmas cake, almonds, toffee, .
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Milú – September’s Wine of the Month

Milú D.O. Ribera del Duero, Spain . Milú seeks to bring back the tastes of past years in a fresh and frisky sip of wine. A cracking wine for everyday and for everyone… . Producer Profile: Ribera del Duero is an area known for big reputations, big wines, and big oak influence… so we were pleased to come across winemaker Germán Blanco, a young winemaker who is championing a .

Kilkerran 12 Year Old – a long wait, but worth it!!

After 12 years, the first core product has been released from Mitchell’s Glengyle Distillery. Mitchell’s Glengyle Distillery re-opened in 2004, following closure in 1925. . Kilkerran Single Malt is a lightly peated, double distilled whisky which is not chill filtered and has no added colouring. . Maturation Recipe- 70% bourbon casks & 30% sherry casks . Nose: oak notes are dominant, followed by toasted marshmallows and dried fruit pudding, .

Pollination Gin

NEW RELEASE!! HELMSLEY WINES ARE PROUD TO BE STOCKISTS OF POLLINATION GIN… BE THE FIRST TO TRY!!! . DYFI (Dovey) is a secluded and remote valley matrix in Wales, which is recognised by UNESCO as a World Biosphere Reserve. Its home to some of the most diverse flora, cleanest water, darkest skies, and lowest pollution in Europe. It’s also home to the tiny Dyfi Distillery who produce Pollination gin, .
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The Cloud Factory

The Cloud Factory – an aptly named wine that summaries the Great British summer!! . As summers go, we’re having a fair share of cloud and rain at the moment, but if you’re looking for something to add a little sunshine to your day, then this classically bright and vibrant New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc could be just what you’re searching for. . The Cloud Factory is perfumed with nettle .
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Forest Gin

Forest Gin is an exceptional, multi-award winning spirit which is distilled in small batches next to the glorious Macclesfield Forest. This great gin has recently been awarded two separate double Gold Medals at the San Francisco Spirits Competition. Forest Gin is family run company and distils in batches of a maximum of 85 bottles at a time. Each bottle contains these key elements: Sourced – Organic juniper berries, organic .
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Ain’t gin brilliant?! 

If you’re searching for a really brilliant gin, then ‘Brilliant Gin’ from The Brilliant Gin Company Ltd could be just what you’re looking for! This delicately flavoured artisan spirit is for people who love brilliant gin. ‘Brilliant Gin’ is a distinctive London Dry Gin is crafted by master distillers and produced in small batches to make sure it’s perfect every time you drink it. The botanicals that have been .
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Mabis, Prosecco, Spumante Millesimato, DOC, Veneto, Italy, 2014

Always disappointed with cheap Champagne? Fear no more as this month we bring you a sparkling wine that’s worth its weight in gold! This Prosecco is a ‘Millesimato’, which is the Italian definition for a Prosecco that is produced from the best selected grapes coming from one single vintage. Producer Profile The Biscardo Family have been making wine from their base in Soave for over 150 years and the operations .
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El Circo Macabeo

Macabeo is a white grape that is cultivated either side of the Pyrenees (though Spain produces fifteen times as much as France). Commendably versatile, it is used for still, sparkling (Cava), dry and sweet wines. Depending on what is done with it, Macabeo can be refreshing and straightforward (as here) or – with later harvested, oaked examples – weighty and nutty.   El Circo Macabeo is produced in Cariñena .

Steam Punk

In 1892, Sir Raleigh Holmes-Dunston developed a gin recipe which appealed to the highest echelons of polite society. Smooth on the palate, with juniper, cardomom and citrus melting together in perfect harmony, this gin was a sensation! Gin Palaces all across England tried to get their hands on the precious liquid. Following the resurrection of this famous tipple in the form of Steam Punk Gin, you too can enjoy .

Dodd’s Gin

Dodd’s Gin is made by The London Distillery Company which launched in 2011. The gin is named after Ralph Dodd’s who initially back in the 1800’s started raising capital to set up the company. Over 200 years later, Darren Rook, finally launched the distillery through the power of crowd funding. Dodd’s Gin is something discernibly different in a crowded market place. Not just another gin. It’s the perfect example .
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Wine of the Month: Domaine Pré Baron AOC Touraine Sauvignon Blanc 2014

This month to celebrate Spring we bring you a proper French Sauvignon Blanc and at a price that would disgrace the French. Think Sancerre style…think under £8… BOOM!! Where is Touraine? Traversed by the Loire and its tributaries the Cher, the Indre and the Vienne, the Touraine makes up a part of the Paris Basin. Touraine is often dubbed the ‘Garden of France’, and is famous for its rich .
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Ogmios – by Psychopomp Micro-Distillery

Bright, sharp flavours for spring – Juniper, coriander seed, angelica root, cassia bark, lemon zest, honeysuckle and lemongrass. Introducing the spring edition from Psychopomp Micro Distillery, named after a deity worshipped by the Gauls, the Celtic people of France. This limited seasonal edition shares several of the same botanicals used in the now classic Wōden, but is given a bright and fresh twist thanks to the use of honeysuckle .
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Spring into Sunday’s at Helmsley Wines

With spring in the air, and the longer days and lighter evenings ahead of us, we’re delighted to announce that we’ll now be open from 12 noon until 4pm on Sundays throughout the summer months (excluding Easter Sunday). Our extended opening times will give you more time to stock up some stunning wines, champagnes and sparkling wines, and gins to enjoy as the days get longer and warmer! We look .
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Wine of the Month: Farnese, Fantini Sangiovese IGT Terre di Chieti, Italy

This Sangiovese is a real surprise, frankly not overtly Sangiovese in character, but with a lovely smoky, chocolaty, jam fruit style. Really easy drinking and soft, almost creamy texture and a nice dusty gentle tannic finish. A great mid-week glass and a snap at this price. Producer –  The Farnese group owns Gran Sasso, Vesevo, Vigneti Zabu, Vigneti del Salento, Vigneti del Vulture and Tufarello, among others, but this .
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Tarquin’s “The Seadog” Navy Strength Gin

We’re looking forward to this fabulous new gin arriving in store today! In a nutshell – Navy Strength edition of Tarquin’s Cornish Dry Gin Tarquin’s The Seadog is bottled at 57% volume. The strength at which gunpowder would still ignite if it was accidentally soaked in gin during battle. The strength historically drank by the Royal Navy. Orris root, green cardamom seeds, cinnamon and violets are all used and .
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Looking for some ‘ginspiration’? Why not give 6 O’Clock Gin a try?

6 O’Clock Gin is an award winning artisan gin produced in Bristol, Gold winner at the International Wine & Spirits competition. It combines a carefully selected and precisely balances Juniper with six other botanicals which chime together as sweetly as any timepiece. Orange Peel adds a citrus in delightful harmony with floral Elderflower. The result is a clean, smooth and richly flavoured gin. Why ‘6 O’Clock’? This gin was .
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NEW IN – Psychopomp Micro Distillery, Wōden Gin

Psychopomp Micro-Distillery has been many years in the making. Psychopomp is a small, independent distillery in Bristol producing craft distilled gin in small batches and limited quantities. Their first gin is called “Wōden” and it has proved immensely popular.   The gin is distilled in a hand-made copper still, using a blend of classic and unconventional botanicals to produce a delicious, high quality spirit. If you look closely at .
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Wine of the Month: Il Cascinone Crocera Barbera d’Asti, Piemonte, Italy 2013.

This month we bring you another absolute stunner of a wine from winemaker Claudio Manera who has made a generous wine with great structure; Barbera- the true expression of Piemonte. This wine will certainly shake off those January blues.   Producer Details:  Claudio Manera has run this exceptional estate in the Monferrato hills which was bought by Araldica in 1999. After 15 years of replanting, 60 hectares of the .
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Wine of the Month: Champagne Lallier R.012, AY

Christmas is coming so it’s time for indulgence and that time of your year to treat yourself or someone special so this month we bring to you a a polished and scintillating diamond with more carats per fluid ounce than many a Grande Marque. The perfect sparkler for Christmas day, New years eve or any day to be fair!!   About Lallier: Champagne Lallier are a small family concern .

Shop Small with American Express

The countdown to December starts now…   With just 7 days to go until Small Business Saturday, we’re delighted to share with our customers some great news from American Express. For those of you who use American Express, between 5th – 20th December, when you spend £10 or more in one transaction at Helmsley Wines, you’ll automatically get a £5 back* from American Express to celebrate Small Business Saturday. .
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Delaforce Wine & Port Tasting

On Saturday 5th December 2015 we’re delighted to welcome wine and port producer Delaforce who will be sharing some fantastic wines and ports on tasting throughout the day.   Delaforce have over 250 years of existence and activity in the Port Wine Trade. Almost every Port style is represented in the Delaforce range of wines which are sold throughout the world. Their distinguishing portfolio of products continue to earn .
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Winter Wine Tasting 2015

Wow, we’ve been open two years already – where has the time gone? Thank you to all that joined us on Friday evening for our second birthday Winter Wine Tasting event. It was a fantastic evening, and it was a pleasure to share a great selection of nearly 50 stunning wines that we had on tasting with our regular customers. For anyone who wasn’t able to join us on Friday .
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Christmas Crackers…

Christmas gift ideas for colleagues, friends and loved ones Choosing the right Christmas gift for friends or colleagues can be difficult. Here at Helmsley Wines we’re here to make Christmas easy for you, by providing you with some cracking wines that your colleagues and loved ones will really enjoy  and appreciate this festive season. We offer a wide range of great wines that can be packaged in our wine gift boxes .