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Christopher Piper Wines
1 Silver Street, Ottery St Mary EX11 1DB, Devon

Tel: (01404) 814139
Fax: (01404) 812100

Shop Opening Times
Closed Bank Holiday Monday Mon-Fri 0900-1300,1400-1730 Sat 0900-1300,1430-1630

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Think of Italian wine and one always thinks of Italian food - a juicy steak and Chianti Rufina; Frascati and a seafood risotto; ossobucco and Barolo. So important is this match that the Italians have a word dedicated to meaning the marriage of wine and food, 'l'abbinamento'

Italy has a rich past of wine making and references to the ancient Romans taking the vine all over Europe litter the vinous history books - even planting vast vineyards not far from Ottery St Mary.

Today, Italy is the second biggest producer in the world but to say that it is fragmented is an understatement as the average vineyard holding now stands at around two acres. For too long this meant that wines were being produced in small quantities by antiquated methods using archaic machinery, the results of which could be dire. But there is now another side of the industry which is thankfully growing, with modern cooperatives and private estates alike attracting good viticulturists and oenologists, a lot of whom have been trained abroad.


Marche & Lazio
Wines selected come from some of the most innovative and quality conscious estates in
Italy.
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Piedmont
Crisp, cool and refreshing whites and hot, spicy reds with long, fine tannins. Wonderful.
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Puglia
Delicious, rich and spicy reds, well structured and produced by very talented Italian families.
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Sardinia
These seriously opulent wines come from the very warm Sulcis Peninsula and are terrific
value.
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Sicily
Sicilian wines have been catapulted into our consciousness by some extraordinary award
winning producers.
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Tuscany
Classic wines from brilliant winemakers. Soft, smooth and silky Chiantis moving to dark
spicy Brunellos.
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Veneto & The North-East
Lovely crunchy dry whites full of terroir charm, and soft, spicy Valpolicella, bursting with red
berry aromas.
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Veneto & The North-East

Christmas Opening Hours
Christmas Opening Hours
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Christmas Morning
Christmas Morning
Who doesn't love a glass of fizz on Christmas Morning ? Splash in some juicy French cherry liqueur to start the day off with a bang.

Christmas Morning
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Black Cow Beanies
Black Cow Beanies
Christmas Presents. From us to you.
Black Cow Vodka Beanies, Churns and Baubles.
Online only. Let the excitement BEGIN !
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Christopher Piper Wines Ltd. will not sell to anyone under the UK legal drinking age of 18 years. To purchase products on the site you must be eighteen years of age or more.
You must ensure that the details provided by you on ordering or at any time are correct and complete.

Registered Company 1509601 Christopher Piper Wines Ltd, 1 Silver Street, Ottery St Mary, Devon, EX11 1DB. All rights reserved. You must be 18 or over to order.