Competition Time – Win a Case of Artisan Wines

Competition Time – Win a Case of Artisan Wines

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Wineswithstories is passionate about helping people to drink better wines by providing a channel where authenticity and provenance is assured above all else.
The wines we have truffled out for our customers are from small, family owned, single vineyards often from multiple generations. Hand crafted treasures, created with passion and respect for the land, using sustainable production methods.
Authentic Artisan quality wines always have stories, and we have unearthed some incredible stories which will enhance your wine experience, by painting a picture of the history and terroir in every bottle and with every sip.

Thanks to Wineswithstories you can win a case of their finest wines, just enter your details below for a chance to win.

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This in in addition to 10% off six bottles or more, or 20% off 12 bottles or more.
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Barry Blue – Songs From The Heart Book

Barry Blue – Songs From The Heart Book

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“I’m thrilled when an artist of the calibre of Celine Dion or Diana Ross records one of my songs…but there’s always been the feeling that I let these tunes go…it is time for me to get them back to the way I originally conceived them.” BARRY BLUE


Chapter and Verse…50 Years On’
18th September, 2020

‘Songs from the Heart Book’
18th September, 2020

‘Double A Side’ Single: 31st July Release
Crime To Be Cool –
Escaping –

Barry Blue returns to the artist arena with a long-awaited recording project, ‘Chapter and Verse…50 years On’ which includes his first new album in over 45 years entitled ‘Songs from the Heart Book’.

The complete box-set will be released on 18th September 2020. Ahead of this, on 31st July 2020, Barry releases a double A-side teaser of two fantastic tracks…

CRIME TO BE COOL – A long way from the original version by Alison Limerick – Barry treats us to a slick and sassy slice of Future-Funk ‘Cubana’ – ISRC: GB9TT1803751 / COMPOSER: B. BLUE & R. SMITH / PUBLISHER: KARMA SONGS LTD, BUDDE MUSIC UK, COP. CON. / LABEL: FAVORED NATIONS MUSIC LTD


ESCAPING – A #1 single for New Zealand born artist Margaret Urlich in 1989…this much-travelled song grazed the UK charts in 1992 for female group Asia Blue and also became a Top 3 hit for the classy English pop-soul vocalist Dina Carroll in 1996. Now Barry takes his song back under his wing in this emotional and tortured version – ISRC: GB9TT1803751 / COMPOSER: B. BLUE & R. SMITH / PUBLISHER: KARMA SONGS LTD, BUDDE MUSIC UK, COP. CON. / LABEL: FAVORED NATIONS MUSIC LTD

Barry Blue is a man of many titles. Prolific hitmaker, master producer and one-time pop idol. He has history for a bespoke catalogue of songs that have been covered or sampled by global superstars such as Celine Dion, Diana Ross and Andrea Bocelli through to Missy Elliott, J.Dilla, Redman and Philip Bailey of Earth Wind & Fire and writing such pop staples as Dina Carroll’s ‘Escaping,’ Toto Coelo’s ‘I

Eat Cannibals,’ Five Star’s ‘All Fall Down,’ Brotherhood of Man’s European No. 1 ‘Kiss Me Kiss Your Baby’ and many other chart notables.

Barry was a very successful recording artist with major global hits such as ‘Dancin’ (on a Saturday Night)’  and ‘Do You Wanna Dance?’ amongst many others – but he now admits that he was more comfortable on the production side of a hit record and content just to see his name as a composer underneath a song he had written.

No one will forget his work with Heatwave, for whom his brilliant production merged exhilaratingly with a pre-Quincy Jones-era Rod Temperton. It was Blue who put the incongruous harp at the beginning of the anthemic three million seller ‘Boogie Nights’ to superb effect, and oversaw their exemplary Too Hot To Handle and Central Heating albums in their entirety (who can forget the classic ‘Always and Forever’, million-seller ‘The Groove Line’ and UK top ten hit ‘Mind Blowing Decisions’?).

Barry’s production and songwriting skills virtually took over the charts throughout the 1970s and ’80s and continued into the noughties and ‘oo’s with such artists as The Wanted and The Saturdays.


All in all, Barry has a body of studio work that has sold some 40 million records worldwide, in a career of more than 45 hits in as many years as a writer, producer and artist.

But for all of that stunning, prolonged success, there’s been something missing. That’s where ‘Chapter and Verse…50 years On’ comes in…

Barry has taken to the studio again to sing his songs for the first time in the way that he has always wanted them to be heard.

This new album is not a ‘greatest hits’ revisited, nor an exercise in nostalgia, but a chance for him to reclaim the compositions that have meant the most to him since he started his stellar career over fifty years ago. There’s no overblown production … just a gentle breeze of an album with tasteful acoustics augmented by elegant piano and soaring harmonies.

“On ‘Songs From The Heart Book’ I’m singing those tunes I now realise no one ever should have sung before me…because they’re all too personal. They are the soundtrack to my life, and I couldn’t leave them in the past. I needed to drag them kicking and screaming back into the light where they belong. I’m thrilled when an artist of the calibre of Celine Dion or Diana Ross records one of my compositions, but there’s always been the feeling that I let these songs go… it’s not that other artists didn’t do them well… It’s just that it’s time to get them back to the way I originally conceived them”

– Barry Blue ‘Chaper and Verse… 50 Years On’ is a box-set collection that includes the newly recorded ‘Songs From The Heart Book’ coupled with a second album ‘Songs From The Lost Book’ featuring unreleased tracks recorded in the ‘80’s and ‘90’s  together with rarities including the ‘Second Summer of Love’ smash ‘Afrodizziact’ and an edited version of his autobiography ‘Barry Who?’ (Immortality is not dead!) which he has been writing since ‘forever’ and which contains vignettes of his extraordinary life with all the ‘highs and lows’… both personal and musical.


The Album Released 18th September 2020


Eimear Quinn – an epic collection of Irish music recorded with the RTE Orchestra

Eimear Quinn – an epic collection of Irish music recorded with the RTE Orchestra

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Eimear Quinn makes a long-anticipated return to recording with an epic collection of original Irish music recorded with the RTE Concert Orchestra.


Irish soprano Eimear Quinn makes a return to recording with the epic Celtic Classical Crossover album ÉRIU recorded with the RTE Concert Orchestra of Ireland.

The esteemed Irish singer and Eurovision winner (The Voice 1996) has crafted a collection of orchestral songs, all Irish in origin, to include a brand newsetting of Patrick Cassidy’s ‘Vide Cor Meum’. Retitled ‘Love Endless’ with a lyric in English by the renowned lyricist Brendan Graham (You Raise me Up) the much loved aria is reimagined as a duet for voice and cello (Gerald Peregrine).


Collaborations with Graham continue with ‘The Watchman’ an anthem for hope and solidarity for our times.

Eimear had also collaborated with the legendary fiddle player John Sheahan (The Dubliners) in setting one of his beautiful melodies as ‘Jasmine Flower’, a song of yearning for home.

Other compositions include a song co-written with award-winning British composer Sarah Class, an ode to Ireland called ‘Hibernia’.

Eimear’s work with Belfast composer & musician Neil Martin also features with a striking setting of ‘Silent O Moyle’ for Voice and cello (as featured in the Royal Albert Hall during Present Higgin’s state visit to Britain). Martin also orchestrates ‘Crucán na bPáiste’ to include the stunning accordion playing of Máirtín O’Connor.

Other Irish language work includes a setting by Eimear of An Raibh tu ar an gCarraig.

Eimear’s collaboration with Brendan Graham continues with ‘Butterfly’ and the collection reaches a cadence with the first fully orchestrated recorded of ‘The Voice’.


The title ‘Ériu’ is the eponymous mother goddess of Ireland, who gave her name to Éire (Ireland in Gaelic). Eimear feels a deep spiritual connection with her motherland, and draws strength from standing on the shoulders of the powerful women gone before her.

Eimear has been performing with the RTE Concert Orchestra since she first came to prominence after her Eurovision win in 1996, and it has been a long-standing dream of hers to record a full album of these favourite pieces and newly composed works.

Quinn’s soaring and emotive vocal style combines her classical training with her love of spiritual and Irish folk music, resulting in many invitations to sing Irish music in a classical setting for illustrious national occasions. These include the visit of HRH Elizabeth II to Ireland, the visit of Pope Frances to Dublin, at the Royal Albert Hall during President Higgins state visit to Britain, and for HRH Prince Charles for St Patrick’s day celebrations in London.

Her unique sound has been the subject of an RTE documentary film The Living Bridge.

“This collection of songs comes from my heart, with immense joy and gratitude, tracing the musical landscape that I have had the great fortune to gradually inhabit over my career so far. Crossing happily between folk and classical settings, I have found that both genres have organically combined in this space where I ?nd myself the most genuine; singing Irish music in an orchestral setting.”

– Eimear Quinn


Marty Wilde – Running Together

Marty Wilde – Running Together

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Iconic British music stalwart, Marty Wilde, announces release of fresh new single, ahead of exciting new album and a 50-date UK tour…


Running Together

Marty Wilde MBE, the 50s teen heartthrob who notched-up x4 Top 5 UK hits by the age of 20, and remains an iconic stalwart throughout the industry, unveils the stunning new title-track from his forthcoming album, ‘Running Together’. The album features Marty’s two daughters, Roxanne Rizzo Wilde and the Brit award winning Kim Wilde, plus son Ricky who completed the picture with a wonderful arrangement of the last track on the album called ‘Eddie’ which is a special tribute to Eddie Cochran.

Marty, Roxanne, Kim and the Wildcats

A complete family affair, ‘Running Together’ inspired the family to create their very own rock-down in lockdown video – perfectly socially distanced, yet rockin’ together, alongside the Wildcats.  The single hotfoots Marty’s forthcoming new album of original material, ‘Running Together’, and sets the tone for a 50-date UK live tour (delayed due to lockdown, but now rescheduled for 2021).

Showcasing Marty’s distinctive vocals, ‘Running Together’, is a compelling, catchy, radio-friendly track, sprinkled with the magical melodic essence of the 60s.  A sound from now, that somehow sounds so familiar, that you can’t help sticking it onto ‘repeat play’.  Planned for release this Spring, alongside the start of Marty’s 2020 UK tour, ‘Running Together’ was forced into shielding by the virus lockdown; and suddenly the Wilde families creative genius kicked into action.  Marty, Roxanne, Kim and the Wildcats, all performed to iPhones in their separate gardens, coming together in one spectacular video; a testament to the ingenuity and adversity of the Wilde clan.

‘Running Together’ precedes Marty’s forthcoming epic new album of a vinyl-busting 15 original tracks, written or co-written by Marty, performed by himself and the family.

A melodic hand-picked journey of tracks, which weave their way through the musical tapestry of Marty’s life, ‘Running Together’ is a historical storybook of pop throughout the ages. It’s a collection which Marty has always wanted to record – a lifetime in the making, with songs that stand the test of time

‘Running Together’ is a song that traverses generations.  Shrink-wrapping a zesty touch of the 60s and delivering it field-fresh into 2020.

The Album – Released 2nd October 2020
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WIN a Massage Bundle inc Face Roller, Candle & Holder, Massage Oil & Roller

WIN a Massage Bundle inc Face Roller, Candle & Holder, Massage Oil & Roller

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Massage is such a wonderful way to relax and unwind… This set will give you everything you need for the perfect massage. Set the mood with the Himalayan candle holder which will create a warm and inviting atmosphere. You can use the massage candle or massage oil to feel relax and ready for an amazing night sleep.

What you will get:

Massage Gift Set

Relaxing Massage Candle – A super relaxing blend of Sweet Fennel, Lavender with a fresh layer of Peppermint. These Soybean Massage Candles have been carefully blended using only pure essential oils and natural plant waxes. Jojoba oil adds a tactile and luxury feel to this warm wax massage. The ingredients are extremely rich and moisturising so a little will go a long way. Ideal for rubbing into those dry skin areas to replenish and nourish the skin. Made with the finest natural blend of waxes and only pure essential oils.

Relaxing Massage Oil 50ml – Stimulate your senses with this amazingly fragrant, moisturising Relaxing Massage Oil. Warm the oil between your hands, then soothe and delight each other or enjoy some quality solo pampering time. It will leave the skin nourished, silky and perfectly soft. This blend of quality Lavender, Fennel, Peppermint and Chamomile essential oils not only help relax, but also to sleep better and to boost more energy. You can also use it in a bath !

Salt Candle Holder – Himalayan Salt Candle Holders are made from natural Himalayan Crystal Salt Rock. They are a natural ionizer and air purifier. Himalayan Salt Candle holders naturally contain cracks and veins that make each one unique. The colours range from light pink to a deep dark pink. Each Salt Candle Holder weight approximately 600-800g.

Hand Ball Roller Massage Tool – This roller will help to relieve tension, relaxes tense and tender muscles and stimulate the circulation.
Size: Lenght: 16cm, Width: 8.5cm, Diameter of roller 5.5cm

The Amethyst Face Roller – Helps fight wrinkles, Helps blood circulation to the face, and assists in detoxification
Decreases puffiness under eyes and around face, Brings a natural glow to your face
Helps tighten skin, making it appear more youthful, Helps absorb moisturizers and serums more fully.

Safety rule: It’s always important to keep a burning candle within sight and keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
Note: Natural salt candle holder size and shape may vary.

To be in with a chance of winning this great bundle just enter your details below, good luck

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