LockdownLive with special guest Ernst Loosen, Villa Wolf Winery

Wow!  We had a blast with Ernie Loosen last night, who joined us for our latest LockdownLive! stream via Facebook and YouTube.  Take a look here> Since the lockdown commenced, our external events have been cancelled and so we took to the social media channels to reach out to friends, customers and anyone interested in […]

5 minutes of old footage – Port wine transportation on the Douro

On the back of last night’s Lockdown Live! wine session entitled “Don’t mind if I Douro”, we were nattering about, funnily enough, the Douro valley in Portugal.  How things have changed in the last hundred years.  Back in the day, the Douro river was a fast moving river that required the skill and bravery of […]

Summer Sunday Sessions

It’s summertime! Get out there, catch up with friends and family and enjoy the sunshine! Our Thursday Lockdown Live! events continue throughout the summer (19h00 BST).  But for now we say “Cheerio” to our Sunday Sessions, giving you time to get out there and explore. A huge thank you to everyone who has joined us […]

Rock ‘n Roll – Bon Jovi blasts into Rosé …

Yup, you heard it right, and we’ve just started listing it. For those of you who know us well, you’ll know that Hannibal’s World HQ is based in the heart of Worcester Park, right round the corner from our very own ‘Hamptons’ residence (it’s true, there is a lookie-likie Hamptons in Worcester Park!). And so […]

Move over Finn – Jordan Winemakers are coming to join us!

It’s hard to believe that we launched our live streams three months ago!  In line with the lockdown, twice weekly, we’ve been using Facebook Live! and YouTube to broadcast a light-hearted albeit informative natter direct from Hannibal Brown HQ.   Anyone who’s been viewing thus far will know that Finn the Mastiff has been the star […]

What makes wine ‘Vegan’?

Listen to Jude explain what makes a wine suitable for vegans consumption.

It’s Lockdown Live Curry Night – Thurs 14th

It’s Lockdown Live Curry Night – and a chance to win a bottle this evening!!!! So crack open the Indian wine (or whatever you have to hand) and join us at 7pm for Thursday night’s vinous banter.  Discover how amazingly wines can pair with Indian food.  You can even get stuck into our delicious canape […]

Small & nimble has its advantages…

I continually stop and pinch myself at the speed at which the world has changed since the early days of this pandemic.  It seems extraordinary to think that it was all but seven weeks ago that I was sitting in a restaurant – it seems like an eternity.   On the other hand, home cooking has […]

Live Stream – Thursday 16th April – 18.30 BST

Tonight’s Episode 2 of our virtual Spring Wine & Food Pairing – don’t forget to have a glass to hand!  Tonight, we’re covering: Adaras Albarino with Salmon & Beetroot Tartare, followed by Castelforte Valpolicella Ripasso with Asian-style Meatballs – delish! It’s gonna be a blast – see you later – https://www.facebook.com/events/626759497878074/

LIVE STREAM – Thurs 16th April 18.30 BST Spring Wine & Food Pairing

We finally pulled out the stops last week and dipped our toes into the unchartered waters of online live-streaming our wine & food event.  Our chosen platform is Facebook Live and we’re going to be back live on air this coming Thursday for Episode 2, at the slightly earlier time of 18.30 BST.   As these […]

Our DIY Wine Tasting Kits are cooking up a storm!

Who’d have thought it…  So many of you out there are so keen to get your hands on one of our brand new DIY Wine Tasting Kits!  Actually, we’ve been offering wine kits for years, but never really gave them a second thought.  Afterall, our REAL LIVE wine tasting events were always so much fun […]

Reducing the amount of packaging we use

As we continue to endure Covid 19 and all the upheaval that it throws at us, we are pleased to say that we are still delivering across the nation.  But we’ve discovered two things.   Firstly, that as the local dumps are closed for the foreseeable, our store of disguarded cardboard wine cartons (used for shipping […]