specialist wine merchants listed & mapped! (Aug 2019)


Noble Grape, Cowbridge

Richard Ballantyne MW

Richard Ballantyne MW

Independent wine merchant Noble Grape was founded in October 2017 in Cowbridge by Master of Wine(MW) Richard Ballantyne.

Noble Grape logoNoble Grape stock 400+ wines, carefully selected for their quality and value. They seek wines that express authenticity of style. Noble Grape is an Italian specialist, although it features wines from 13 countries.

“We source our wines from small producers of high quality, always keeping an eye on value for money. The most important factor of all is in finding wines that speak of the place where they come from, what I like to call ‘authenticity of style’.”

There are 382 Masters of Wine in the world (as at 2019). The Institute of Masters of Wine was founded in the 1950s to promote excellence in wine. There is a rigorous examination process which is formed of three parts: theory, practical and research paper.

Clean, attractive and informative website with excellent tasting notes and online ordering. Tastings organised.Richard Ballantyne also writes an informative blog.

Noble Grape  18 High Street, Cowbridge, Vale of Glamorgan, CF71 7AG  t:01446 775505 e:info@noblegrape.co.uk

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