Our buying philosophy at Donzella Wines is that, wherever a wine comes from and whatever the price, it must be delicious, authentic, great value and perfect with food.
From Burgundy to Bordeaux the wine regions of France are famous the world over and continue to inspire and set the standards for wine From Burgundy to Bordeaux the wine regions of France are famous the world over and continue to inspire and set the standards for wine makers around the globe. Here you’ll find a selection of some of the very best, including Pinot Noir Vdp D'Oc, Poully Fuisse and Perrier Jouet Belle Epoque.
With more than 1,000 vine varieties and wines being produced from the Alps to Sicily, Italy boasts a wealth of varieties and styles of wine that are as unique as they are exciting. From the robust Barolo to the spicy Primitivo we reflect Italy’s diverse wine choices from head to toe.
Spanish wines have managed to shrug off their ‘plonk’ reputation and have won world renown for their quality, tradition and great value. The main grape varieties are Tempranillo, Garnacha and Pedro Ximenex.
With its monopoly on the mighty Malbec, Argentina is a major force among South American wine producers. The Malbec grape thrives in the climate around Mendoza where the melt water from the Andes irrigates the vineyards.
Although Chile has been producing wine since the conquistadors brought vines to the country nearly 500 years ago, most of the old wineries date from the mid-19th century. Despite their Spanish heritage, producers brought in grape varieties from France and Chile now boasts more Cabernet Sauvignon than Bordeaux.
Think Australia, think Shiraz. This prolific, vibrant and fruity wine has long been tantalising taste buds around the world. Semillon, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grape varieties are also grown in abundance, producing many unusual and exciting wines.
The Zinfandel grape variety is one of California’s most important contributions to the wine world. It is ideally suited to the warm climate and produces big fruity reds, such as the Zinfandel Napa Valley as well as interesting white and rose wines.
Germany has been producing wine since Roman times, with most of the vineyards situated around the Rhine and Mosel rivers. Its wine credentials are based on the Riesling grape which produces aromatic, fruity and crisp white wines.
The fortified wines Port and Madeira are most commonly associated with Portugal. Yet the country has more than 20 wine-growing regions producing a wide variety of wines, including Dão and Vinho Verde.
Sauvignon Blanc is New Zealand’s signature wine, especially from the Marlborough Regions of South Island. The country’s wine regions now extend around 1,000 miles and the wines from other varietals, such as Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, are gaining ground.
South Africa has been producing wine since the 17th century but it was the end of apartheid that brought it to international attention. Now the country enjoys a reputation for quality wines, such as Chenin Blanc and Pinotage, at reasonable prices.
Alongside Germany, Canada is a leading producer of Icewines. The country’s success in growing Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Merlot and Cabernet Franc varieties has resulted in wines that are starting to make their mark internationally.