WINES FOR THE WEEKEND | WINE IN THE SUN

So, the weekend is looming and the sun is out, which means one thing, it’s time for wine! We really take our weekends and summer drinking seriously, so we have decided to list our favourite summer wines in a weekly post!

Each week we will be profiling two wines which we think you should be drinking over the course of Saturday and Sunday (and Friday night). So sit tight, have a read and drink wine. This week our theme is essential wine in the sun.

WHITE WINE FOR THE WEEKEND

VILLA BENIZI PINOT GRIGIO

This Pinot Grigio from Venezie delivers the very essence of the very popular grape varietal at an affordable price. It’s Crisp and refreshing, with apple and hazelnut flavours and just a hint of spice. We think it’s perfect served chilled on it’s own, or with salads, fish, light chicken dishes and lightly spiced foods.It’s a great wine, but don’t just take our word for it; We stock ‘The Red Lion‘, a popular village pub in South Yorkshire with this gem. It’s an  essential wine in the sun.Love the sound of this Pinot Grigio? Well you can order it here, or perhaps take a look at our whole range here

RED WINE FOR THE WEEKEND

THREE PILLARS SHIRAZ

This Shiraz is a medium bodied wine, combining fresh blackberry flavours with gentle floral aromas. The finish is smooth, with subtle vanilla and cedar oak adding a savoury quality to the wine. This a great wine for a Friday/Saturday night just as the temperature drops. It’s smooth, easy to drink and doesn’t break the bank.

We’re in love with Three Pillars, but again don’t take our word for it, as ‘Le Bistro‘, a long standing restaurant in the iconic village of Wentworth have this on their wine list!

Love the sound of this Shiraz? Well why not stock up for only £7.80 per bottle! Click here to buy now

Well, that’s it. Two of our favourite wines, under £10 and perfect to drink next to the Eiffel tower, or failing that… your garden patio! Thanks for reading.


Lightfoot Wines is an independent wine merchant est 1989. We aim to provide you with products and a level of service not seen in regular shops. We believe that wine should be enjoyed by everyone, feel free to ask us your wine related questions and we will provide you with an answer.All our products are available online, we can deliver anywhere in the UK and shipping is free on orders of £100 ad over!Visit us on FacebookInstagram & Twitter for regular updates and special offers.

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