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 […]

Hannibal Brown helping local Foodbanks

Hi everyone, We hope you are all staying safe and well.  The sun’s out and the rosés are in stock! We continue to deliver wine locally and across the nation and reiterate we are taking every precaution under the sun.  Don’t be surprised when you see us ring on the doorbell and do a runner […]

Hannibal Brown Service in the Crisis

As I listen to the latest updates on the radio this morning, I wanted to keep you fully aware of Hannibal Brown’s continued services. Whilst all of our events have been cancelled for the foreseeable, Hannibal Brown is a little more fortunate than many business – online businesses have been swamped over the last couple […]

Covid or no Covid, our business continues…

Just an update from the team at Hannibal Brown to say that whilst we are sad to announce the cancellation of our Spring Wine Event (destined for 2nd April), we are quietly optimistic that we might be able to go ahead with our summer event in late June/early July.  Of course, we will let you […]

The virtues of drinking older wines

When someone recently mentioned that we were nearing the end of yet another decade, it made me think back to the weather variations of recent years – and of course how that has impacted on grape harvests across the planet. As I write, we’ve just witnessed horrendous wild fires in Australia and the USA, both […]

Hannibal’s Christmas Wine & Food Tasting

Hot on the heels of our hugely successful Autumn Wine Event comes our final consumer event of the year….  Thursday 12th December…. yup, that’s right, 12th December, we invite you to our Christmas Wine Tasting.  Mr Johnson, we arranged this date way before you sprung your last-minute General Election on the nation, so we are […]

A big ‘pawsome’ thank you!

Everyone put your paws together and say a big ‘hoorah’ and ‘thank you’ for all the hard efforts and support and the funds we raised for the Guide Dogs at our Autumn Wine & Food Event.  Near on 100 people attended the event (held in Trinity Hall, Wimbledon) and were tantalised by a wide variety […]

Wine Tasting for Guide Dogs!

Guide Dogs?  Yes, Guide Dogs!  This special Autumn wine tasting (Wed 23rd October) is being held in support of the Guide Dogs.  By simply attending, you’ll be helping us support this amazing cause.  And of course, YOU taste the wines, not the dogs! * sample 24+ fabulous artisan wines from around the world* enjoy mini wine […]

Paws for Wine? – We’re supporting the Guide Dogs

Everyone’s heart melts when you set your eyes on these little chappies!  The reality is that these fellers are destined for intense training to become Guide Dogs that will see them transform someone’s life.  Many Guide Dogs are fully trained within two years, but the task of pairing the right dog with the right owner […]

Summer’s last pink hoorah…

As the sun continues to shine (at least in somes parts), the summer of 2019 is seeing yet more rosé wine being consumed than ever before. Remember, there are two basic categories of rosé wine – the first is where rosé is the result of failed red wine (literally a bi-product of inferior red wine); […]

Blockbuster Binner – pure liquid sunshine…

It’s rare that I talk directly about an individual wine in a blog post, but I feel the desperate need to share with you one of the most pleasurable wine experiences I have had this year. You can imagine that we get through a fair few bottles in a year, continually tasting both wines from […]

Ducks and grapes – a match made in Wine Heaven…

Today sees the launch of a new listing for us from a super producer, based in the stunning Paarl region of the South African Winelands. Anyone who has taken time to visit the wineries of the Western Cape will know that the region is arguably one of the gems of the wine world.  My first […]