Majestic – now by the single bottle


It had been some time since I had tasted a range of wines offered by Majestic, Britain’s biggest specialist wine retailer. My friends are always asking for guidance since this is the obvious place to buy wine in quantity for entertaining, so I thought I should make an effort to attend their press tasting on 5 February. 

The company is currently in a state of flux with a new man at the helm in Rowan Gormley of Naked Wines, which is now under the same ownership as Majestic. At one time Majestic customers had to buy at least a dozen...