Lockdown Wines

By Andrew Gordon

Whilst we are in lockdown, the Private Cellar team will report back on the wines we are drinking, to give you real time tasting notes on the wines on our website. The Gordon family have, very unselfishly, stepped-up the tasting rate in an attempt to keep Private Cellar’s customers fully appraised of what they should be drinking at home. I’ve enlisted the help of Mrs Gordon and our daughters to help with the tasting notes too.

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Gifts for Godchildren – a good time to lay down wine and the perfect just-in-time present!

by Laura Taylor

In the good old days, it was quite common for godfathers to buy a pipe of Port for their godsons. The thought of that makes us feel quite liverish – 60 cases or 720 bottles of Port! – but lifestyles were very different then, as was the outlay for the godparent.

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Keeping the Wine Supply going during the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Andrew Gordon

Many of the PC team are used to working remotely as they live some distance from our HQ, just outside Newmarket, but for the head office team it was rather a shock to be told on Wednesday that they were to pack up their computers and telephones and to go home indefinitely. At 5pm I could be seen quietly cleaning the office and preparing for a few month’s peace and quiet.

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