Padstow Gin – An exciting new addition!

10th April 2024


Jeremy has spent his holidays for over 30 years on Tregirls Farm overlooking the Camel Estuary in Cornwall, and this is where he met David McWilliam. David founded Padstow Distilling in 2019. Padstow Distilling’s expression of terroir unusually includes the creation of their own grain-based neutral spirit (GNS) from… Read More

New Spanish Growers Added

27th March 2024


Spain continues to be an exciting landscape of indigenous grapes, as well as traditional varieties, with a ‘new wave’ of producers reigniting interest in this dynamic, diverse and divided country. If we were to describe our range in three words, we would say ‘small but mighty’. The very old vineyards… Read More

Duty changes from 1st August 2023

26th July 2023

News, Uncategorised

You will probably be aware that in March the government announced the results of a lengthy consultation on Alcohol Duty. The changes from this review are to come into effect on 1st August this year, and will have a significant impact on how duty is applied to wine and spirits. Read More

Bordeaux and the South West

19th July 2023

Bordeaux, Region Report

Jeremy, Adrian and our chairman Alun Griffiths MW visited Bordeaux and the South West of France at the end of May. Alun has put together a detailed summary of their visit, along with useful tasting notes on some of their favourite wines from the trip. Read More


8th June 2023

Region Report

Shana and Katie have recently returned from a visit to Macon, Beaujolais and the Northern Rhône. They have put together a fascinating summary of their trip, along with more details on the wonderful growers they visited - and of course some of their wine highlights! Read More

Warm Welcomes and Fond Farewells

3rd April 2023


Two announcements following our tasting.  The sad news is that we say goodbye to two colleagues in the following months: Violaine and Tim.  We are happy to share that we are welcoming two new colleagues to the team: Simon Thorpe MW as Managing Director and Samuel Bisson as Operations Manager. Read More

Fratelli Berlucchi Triumph

7th November 2022


We wanted to share with you the good news about Fratelli Berlucchi’s recent triumph at the Champagne and Sparkling Wine World Championships 2022. Both Franciacorta Brut 25 NV and Freccianera Brut 2017 were awarded Gold Medals in the Italian Sparkling Wines category. Franciacorta Brut 25 NV was also awarded… Read More

Introducing Wayfarer Vineyard

27th April 2021

California, News

Wayfarer vineyard is extraordinary, set in a dramatic landscape of undulating slopes hidden among winding mountain roads and redwoods, swathing a ridge on the north western reach of the Sonoma Coast at 1,100 feet, just 4 miles from the Pacific Ocean. Read More

Steven Spurrier

15th March 2021


We  received the sad news last week of Steven Spurrier’s death. Steven was an inspiration to us all. Forever a supporter over the years of Thorman Hunt. He came to many of our Tastings and we were always delighted when he came over with some praise and sometimes wrote about our Growers. Read More

Postponed Portfolio Tasting

10th February 2021


The Coronavirus situation has reached the point where it would be irresponsible of us to carry on with our Portfolio Tasting on 30th March. We do hope we will see you all at our Autumn Tasting. Read More

Welcoming Clos La Coutale

1st October 2020

News, tastings

We are really happy to welcome Clos La Coutale to the Thorman Hunt Portfolio. The Bernede family farm 60 hectares on the gentle slopes rising from the Lot river, rich in siliceous, clay and limestone soils. Read More

Spectacular Wines of Lyrarakis

9th September 2020


We are delighted to announce that Thorman Hunt will be the new UK distributors for the spectacular Lyrarakis Wines, the leading Cretan producer. We look forward to continuing the excellent work that FMV has achieved over the last 10 years. Established on the island of Crete in 1966, the Lyrarakis… Read More

Massaya Offer to Raise Funds for the Lebanese Red Cross

13th August 2020


The terrible explosion and shock in Beirut is an absolute tragedy. We have heard from Sami Ghosn that he and his family are OK. Sadly, one member of the Massaya extended team lost his life in the horrendous blast. Sami described the situation as ‘appocalyptic and beyond comprehension.' Read More

Christmas Delivery Schedule

27th November 2019


  Please click  here for details of our delivery schedule before Christmas and the New Year. Deliveries in London * Orders placed before 12.30pm on Monday  23rd December will be delivered on Tuesday 24th December. * Orders placed before 12.30pm on Monday 30th December will be delivered on… Read More

Thorman Hunt, 40 Years On

6th September 2018


#40thbirthday, #news, #website

We are delighted to celebrate our 40th Anniversary this September. To launch the next chapter of our story, we are excited to unveil our new look, including our refreshed website to communicate our growers’ unique stories with greater impact.  Read More