Most of us have seen little else but the inside of our own homes for the last seven days, while those who have left the house are working tirelessly to keep us safe and ensure the rest of us have the supplies we need.
The nurses, doctors and all hospital and emergency staff, supermarket stockists, check out assistants, delivery drivers and warehouse workers … they’re making us all proud.
How many of you took part in the Clap for Carers on Thursday night? We certainly did, and raised a glass in their honour too.
Which brings onto wine, a taste of normality which is bringing comfort to us during this uncertain and emotional time.
With so many of us spending more time at home demand has been high, and to protect the fantastic staff packing up your cases we had to stop taking orders briefly – we hope you understand that their safety is our main concern. But we’ve changed shift patterns and brought in new practices so we can deliver existing orders to our customers.
Once you get your wine, we’d love to see which bottles you’ve chosen to take into lockdown with you. Here’s what our staff stocked up on before they were sent into lockdown last week …
We’re wine nuts, not wine snobs. We’ve been exploring the world on a mission to find great wine for the last 50 years. If you love adventure as much as we do, you belong with us.
We know our winegrowers like family – and in some cases they actually are. Expect to hear from these legends of the soil, see behind the scenes access into vineyards and wineries and get news on fresh finds from our travels on this page.
Drink responsibly. Visit drinkaware.co.uk for further health information. You must be aged 18 or over to follow.