Box Of The Week: SIXTEEN!

€109.00 €130.00


And ready for the week ahead, full of sunshine and a much-needed increase in temperatures!

And without wanting to tempt fate, it looks as though it'll be Barbecue weather for the weekend, so we're putting in our best favourite Barbecue wines for the return of the sun and the return of our wonderful Box of The Week!

Single Site Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough; Mouth-watering and tangy Txacoli from the Basque country; a literally Gorgeous Grenache Rosé; and an equally Gorgeous Grenache red; Rioja Tempranillo to fall in love with and a stunning red to treat and spoil ourselves with when the Barbecue ends and you head indoors - the broad, ripe and juicy Win Win Red blend from our friends in Von Winning in Germany. 

The Box of The Week is part answer to the many questions that I still get on a fairly regular basis, like: "Chris, what's your favourite wine?" or "Chris, what are you going to drink this weekend?" or "Chris, have you got anything that's new?" or "What do you drink with this sort of weather?" or, quite often, "Hey, what are we bringing on holiday?"...

This is a chance for you to get inside my head and see what wines I'm really thinking about at this very moment in time.

Made of the wines that I can see would make a brilliant wine-tasting, or that may have been overlooked, or under-sold... or a combination of all these and more, this is going to be the place where you're most likely to find the odds and ends that I've become rather keen on picking up - they never last long!

  • Minimum of 15% off - and only available for a week (or so!)
  • All delivered for free!

This week - over €20 off, and with FREE delivery, saving over 15%

In this week's box it you'll get six bottles, one bottle of each of the following:

1.  Bodegas Ameztoi, Txacoli de Getaria 

Want fresh and bright to kick off the summer? Well, this will certainly deliver that! Utterly delicious and full of nervy energy from the north of Spain; this refreshing wines is bottled immediately after fermentation, trapping some of the carbon dioxide in it to add extra spritzy fun!

2. Earthsong, Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc

Single Site Sauvignon from the ultra-cool Marlborough subzone of Dillon's Point. This area is where the best growers source their grapes, and our chums have a whole vineyard of the stuff that goes into this delicious bottle. Way, way better than the competition and way, way better than it's price point.

3. Thistledown, Gorgeous Grenache Rosé

Made with old Grenache vines that give grapes pressed as gently as possible, this wine stays in contact with its skins for just a few hours to give wonderfully generous flavours of strawberry and cream, citrus and blossom flavours. Quite literally gorgeous.

4. Thistledown, Gorgeous Grenache

Made with old Grenache vines... yes, even some of the same as the Rosé, but with full maceration of the skins to extract colour, flavour and structure! Grenache like this has a really yummy sweet spot at its core, making it excellent with food and good weather - surely one of the must-haves at any Barbecue.

5. Finca Manzanos, Rioja Tempranillo

The Manzanos' family winery is hugely successful and important in the north east of Rioja, where the new Rioja Orientale subzone has been created. This Tempranillo is superb - fully ripe and generously fruity, with enough oak to make it feel familiar and smooth. If you haven't had this yet, now's the time...

6. Von Winning, Win Win Red

A broad, generous, smooth and rich red from one of the warmest regions in Germany, this is a surprisingly smooth and Bordeaux-esque red that is a blend of native German grapes and Merlot, making it somewhat like a German St Emilion... It is absolutely delicious and, though it's pricey, it's worth every penny. And now's your chance to get it for cheap!

A gorgeous box of delights - make sure you grab one before they're gone!

Usual caveat applies: if we are out of stock of a specific wine, we will replace it with one of the same value or higher, equally delicious and as close in style as we can make it. 

Why buy from us?

When you buy wine from The Allotment Wine Co. you're helping a small Irish company that in turn supports small, sustainable wine producers who grow the grapes and make amazing wines. We only work with partners who share a deep respect and connection with the land and its traditions, witnessed in a firm commitment to quality and sustainability. All of which makes for better wines.

Delivery & Returns

You'll get free delivery when you buy 12 x 75cl bottles of wine online from The Allotment, saving you €7.99.

We charge €7.99 per delivery for quantities less than that.

Our hours for processing orders are between 9am - 6pm Monday to Friday.

We pack your online wine order along the following timelines:

Wine orders for delivery in Dublin, received before 12pm on weekdays are prepared so that delivery should be expected the next working day.

Wine orders for nationwide delivery, received by 12pm on weekdays are prepared so that delivery should be expected two working days later.

Customer reviews

Great choice and excellent service. Received my delivery the next day.
Paul H.
Amazing service from the get go!
I emailed Chris looking for wine recommendations for a birthday gift. Got a really speedy, helpful reply and not only that but he hand delivered it on time to the birthday girl wishing her a happy birthday. Absolutely bowled over by the service. Cannot recommend highly enough.
Michelle McM.
Could not recommend The Allotment enough. The selection is fantastic and each wine that I've drank from them has been utterly phenomenal. Delivery was no hassle and I had the wine at my door in 2 days. Couldn't have asked for a better experience.
Luke B.
Good range of interesting wines. Good personal attention to their orders. Very customer focused. I would be happy to recommend this company to any prospective customer.
Jim D.
A great experience ordering from The Allotment Wine Company. A wide variety of wines to try something new and at good prices with super quick delivery! Really convenient too as opposed to trying to find parking!
N. Dowling
Delicious and interesting range of wines delivered promptly to my door. Not far off that lovely feeling of coming back laden from a good wine store but without any of the traffic or the worry of breaking the wine en route (very impressive travel wrap).
M. Dorman
Chris fields a fine range of excellent, keenly-priced wines. Orders are safely packaged and dispatched efficiently and promptly. Strongly recommended.
David M.
Great selection of wines, hassle free ordering, payment and delivery. Highly recommended.
Patrick H.
Hi, I'm Chris Gifford.

And you're very welcome to The Allotment Wine Co.

When you wine from me, you're supporting a small Irish business which in turn supports small, sustainable wine producers, as well as other small, dedicated Irish wine importers.

When selecting wines, I look for partners who share a deep respect and connection with the land and its traditions, witnessed in a firm commitment to quality and sustainability. All of which makes for better wines.