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Old 19-03-2008, 09:04
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Default Buying Macia Batle back home

Ventured into a fine wine store here in chilly Edinburgh yesterday to try and get some of the wonderful MB for Easter Sunday...but they had never heard of it!

Chap suggested that perhaps it wasn't exported. Has anyone ever purchased in this country? If so - where?

Also asked about anares crianza which also drew a blank. Maybe not a very good wine shop or perhaps true that Mallorca doesn't export much?

Any suggestions?

I can't wait until June and need SOME sort of a PP fix!

Lala
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Old 19-03-2008, 12:56
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Hi Lala,

We did have a member who was on the verge of opening a wine shop in Harpenden and was bringing Malloracan wines over. Also, Peru have a wine shop near to them that sell Mallorcan wines.

I would love to be able to buy the wines here in the UK and the restrictions on baggage and liquids mean that it's impossible to bring lots home. We always sneak at least two or three bottles into the suitcase, heavily padded with towels, but I think that will be an impossibility this year with only 15kg each.

I'll post the name of the wine shop here when I've found it.

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Old 19-03-2008, 13:05
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Hi Lola, just done a quick web search for Macia Batle, this one was the first no recomendation about them but if you search you may be able to get your fix after all!!
http://www.hedleywright.co.uk/acatal...ialoffers.html
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Old 19-03-2008, 13:54
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That's great info, but look at those prices! £10.99 for a bottle of the white or the red!

I can't remember how much they were in PP - but obviously a lot cheaper than that. Just goes to show how much it costs to export!

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Hi Lala,

We did have a member who was on the verge of opening a wine shop in Harpenden and was bringing Malloracan wines over. Also, Peru have a wine shop near to them that sell Mallorcan wines.

I would love to be able to buy the wines here in the UK and the restrictions on baggage and liquids mean that it's impossible to bring lots home. We always sneak at least two or three bottles into the suitcase, heavily padded with towels, but I think that will be an impossibility this year with only 15kg each.

I'll post the name of the wine shop here when I've found it.

Jane
The good news J is that the 'Duty Free' in Palma Airport sells MB at 5 euros. I now pick up half a dozen on the way home! Finished the last one on Christmas Day.
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Old 19-03-2008, 19:37
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That IS good news!!

Thanks for letting me know!

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Hi Lala,
I know it's a long way from Edinburgh to Pwllheli, bt our local Independent Wine Merchant here has stocked Macia Batle for some time now. Would it be worth a visit here?

PeRu
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Thanks guys - unless I can wait until June it looks like I may have to do some more internet research or maybe make a trip to Wales to see Peru

Has anyone visited the bodega? I found it's website http://www.maciabatle.com/uk_menue.html - now that sounds like a good day out!

Lala
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Hubby and can only drink dry white wine, do you think we would like this one.
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Old 14-04-2008, 19:59
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Hi Sparks

It's truly fabby! Worth trying a good Mallorcan red in the sun - the bottle will be nice and warm...YUMMY!

Lala
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Old 14-04-2008, 21:02
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Cheers Lala, unfortunately hubby cant do the red (medical reasons), but you can be sure we will sample a bottle of the white . We love to drink the Mallorcan nectar when we are there. Well someone has to keep the local economy going , thats my excuse and i'm sticking to it.Ha Ha. HIC! HIC!
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Just to tempt you all further, I called in to our local wine merchant yesterday morning and was told that they are having Macia Batle Blanco in next month.
The Tinto sells very well in Pwllheli.
Can't wait for May!!!

PeRu
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Smile Macia batle in Edinburgh

I know this is quite an old thread but if anyone is interested you can buy Macia Batle in Valvona and Corolla on Elm Row,Edinburgh.Just bought a bottle today!
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