Navarra Wine Giveaway!

It’s half term! No school run, no packed lunches, no last minute panics locating lost/clean school uniform and no form-filling. It’s almost felt like a mini-break of sorts even if we haven’t been anywhere. But I do have something for you this week that promises to virtually transport you to warmer climes. Specifically, the beautiful Navarra region in northern Spain, close to the Pyrenees. Navarra has long been famous for its fabulous rosé wines (big fan right here) but the reds are simply gorgeous and the cooler spots in the region are producing some of the country’s best Chardonnay. I’ve got a mixed case (6 bottles) worth over £80 up for grabs and all you have to do to be in with a chance of winning it is leave a comment here on the blog and a winner will be picked next week. For a (virtual) taste of what to expect, see this week’s recommendations. Good luck!

T&Cs: UK residents only. Must be over 18 years old to enter. Competition closes on 5th November 2021 at 11.59pm. The winner will be notified by email and the prize will be posted to the winner after that date.

This post is sponsored by Wines of Navarra.

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Current red in the rack: El Chaparral de Vega Sindoa Garnacha

Price: £7.99 - Buy From Majestic

Made from really old vines grown in one of the highest spots in the region, this 100% Garnacha is rich and plump with plenty of bramble fruits and a generous sprinkle of spice. Definitely calls for a fire, a bowl of stew and something binge-worthy on TV.

Current red in the rack: Otazu Premium Cuvee

Price: £12.00 - Buy From Buckingham Schenk

From one of just a handful of wine estates in Spain to have Vinos de Pago status, this is a very smart blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Tempranillo grapes. It’s aged for a year in small oak barrels then for a bit longer in the bottle before being released. Big, bold and very, very beautiful.

92 Comments

  • Patricia Sey
    2 years ago

    The end of half term will definitely signal the need for fresh new wines in the cupboard… great giveaway as ever 🤞👍

  • Ellie Shaw
    2 years ago

    Not the half-term we had planned due to covid in the household. Wine as usual has got us through – especially a nice red on a crisp winter’s evening.

  • Maria H
    2 years ago

    Looking at the weather outside, I could really do with imagining myself somewhere warmer/less wet. I feel like these wines might help haha.

  • Grace Power
    2 years ago

    I don’t have children but the weather has turned cold, wet and blustery in Scotland 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 so a nice glass of wine in the evening is perfect.

  • Zoe Edmunds
    2 years ago

    Knackering day out at a farm with our 19 month old. Would love a wine but will probably be asleep in seconds and have to go out again tonight to my WI so better not!

  • Andrew
    2 years ago

    Looking forward to the post half term holiday holiday, many wines will be consumed!

    • Helen Morgan
      2 years ago

      Love your recommendations, saves me the time researching for great wines. Would love to try these wines ready for the cold, long and dark winter evenings. Keep them coming!

  • Ali
    2 years ago

    A week of no early mornings, no timetables, no changes to cover, no behaviour call outs. A week a rest and a cheeky glass or 2. Roll on the Christmas holidays

    • Karen Parry
      2 years ago

      A week in Scotland for half term would be nicely rounded off with a lovely glass of warming red or crisp fruity white would be perfect. These wines sound wonderful…

  • Lesley
    2 years ago

    Our holidays are over here in Edinburgh so definitely need wine!

    • Nisha Patel
      2 years ago

      A great giveaway in time for Diwali!

  • Penny
    2 years ago

    I would love to try this wine!

  • Julie
    2 years ago

    More great wine tips and wine that is easy to buy. Looking forward to the Christmas sparkling highlights. Last year highlights lasted through the year👍

  • 2 years ago

    Love Navarra, especially Bodegas Ochoa…

    • 2 years ago

      Would love to try these wines.. Love your recommendations Helen, often spend time searching them out at the weekend on a little wine buying trip!

    • 2 years ago

      Would love to try these wines. Love your recommendations Helen. Weekends often find me touring around in search of the wines you suggest to taste and buy, some great finds.

  • Orla O’Dowd
    2 years ago

    A lovely midterm gift!
    About 6+ years ago your book was our book club read- and thank god. Have been mixing it up ever since.

  • 2 years ago

    Is it half term, I wondered why my daughter is at home! Drinking a great Pinot noir from Lidl and liking the nosecco from COOP. Keep us entertained on Saturday.

  • Alexandra Arber
    2 years ago

    Loved your reaction to Gary Barlow saying your name! I am a real fan of your books and wine knowledge! A case of wine would be such a treat, I’ve just started a new job now my girls have started school and the juggle is real!!!!

  • Leanne Rees
    2 years ago

    Half term and still working full time. So still have to sort out childcare, which inevitably means a nice glass of wine when home to relieve the stress.

    • Ginette Filson
      2 years ago

      Love a glass of good red in the evening! Great recommendations as usual

  • Alison Howard
    2 years ago

    My daughter has flown the nest to uni but the others half’s kids have been off. They have a big Halloween bash planned for Sunday – will definitely need a glass or 3 to help the evenings festivities! Great blog as always. Cheers 🍾🍷

  • Hannah Taylor
    2 years ago

    I’ve been holding the fort at work whilst everyone else has been on half term holiday. Much wine has been drunk!

  • Catherine Ramsay
    2 years ago

    Salud! What better way to enjoy the autumn than with some Spanish Red?

  • Adrian
    2 years ago

    Unfortunately we had covid in the family over half term too.. Children still had fun though

  • Liz Heap
    2 years ago

    My children are way beyond school age so no half term for me but I would love to try this wine. Sounds just up my street.

  • JW
    2 years ago

    Nothing nicer than a glass of Spanish red on a cold, dark night, curled up watching a good film.

  • 2 years ago

    For medicinal purposes ! Thank you for a chance to try

  • Karen
    2 years ago

    Such a fan of yours – a kindred spirit! The wines sound divine – would love to visit the region 🍷😀

  • Jeanette
    2 years ago

    Yes please to trying Navarra, love your wine recommendations, they’ve opened up my taste buds to new wines 🍷😍

  • Shaun Bennett
    2 years ago

    The red wines of Navarra are def underrated. I love them!

  • Geoff Harper
    2 years ago

    Your book and blog have opened up a whole new world. Thankyou. Your suggested Gary Barlow was an eye opener. Keep it coming.

  • Lisa Redgrave
    2 years ago

    What a treat.
    I’d love to win

  • Bridgette Ryan
    2 years ago

    Me encantaría ganar este vino, muchas gracias Helen.

  • Kate Elis-Williams
    2 years ago

    After looking after grandchildren fir half term … this would be a perfect way to recover !

  • Nic Menzies
    2 years ago

    Please send wine – need help to get through the gallop to Christmas 😆

  • Kate
    2 years ago

    Help – send wine (please) – a Covid half term.

  • Ed Barnatt
    2 years ago

    Ah yes this would be a perfect prize at the end of a half term week of rubbish weather and a poorly one with Covid! A perfect remedy!

  • Samantha Gray
    2 years ago

    I’ve honestly never tried a wine from Navarro so definitely up for a new tasting experience, especially if it’s fit for a autumnal evening!

  • Louise
    2 years ago

    Would love to try these wines, they sound fab!

  • Jenny Dickinson
    2 years ago

    Half term chaos of decorating with my daughters wanting to ‘help’!! Wine much needed and these sound delicious!

  • Carmen Diment
    2 years ago

    I’m with Kate EW, grandchildren are joyous and knowing that you’ve made a small difference to our sometimes frazzled children’s busy lives, deserves a small treat 😊

  • trish macrory
    2 years ago

    Half-term or not wine is always the answer and as for a good book…perfect

  • Paul Edmunds
    2 years ago

    I am a teacher, so counting down the hours to being back in school next week.
    Wine helps me through the highs and lows during term time, so hopefully you’ll pick my name out of the hat in this competition. Keep up the great work Helen!

  • Kathryn Constable
    2 years ago

    It is back to school and work next week, but these wines would be perfect for the school mum’s catch up, support and nibbles on Friday evenings.

  • Val Chestnutt
    2 years ago

    Always ready to try Spanish wine after staying on lots of vineyards whilst travelling around this wonderful country in our motorhome. Back home now but the wines bring back beautiful memories.

  • Carolyn
    2 years ago

    Can’t go wrong with a lovely Spanish red….🍷 would love to try them.

  • Trina Redshaw
    2 years ago

    Always enjoy wine but even more so now with your recommendations – we are loving trying things we wouldn’t have done before! 🍷

  • Rebecca Johnson
    2 years ago

    I’d love to try these wines- they sound fabulous!

  • Abi
    2 years ago

    Sounds lovely perfect for my 40th birthday next month 🥰

  • Rachel
    2 years ago

    Such a treat to enjoy new wines and wines I wouldn’t necessarily pick out for myself. A fab giveaway!

  • Mrs Jodie Hartley
    2 years ago

    It’s been a long half term! 😀

  • joanna manley
    2 years ago

    I’ve been put off by Chardonnay after a particularly drunken camping experience – have been literally too scared to try again, so this would be an opportunity. I’m guessing the trick is moderation but after a birthday and half term in isolation…

  • Janet Readings
    2 years ago

    Just in time for Christmas – if it lasts that long! Loving interactions on Saturday Kitchen.

  • Phil Scully
    2 years ago

    Wines from Navarra? Absolute nirvana if you ask me! Wines that hold you tight and warm your heart. Wonderful stuff

  • 2 years ago

    I recently tried the Navarra Rose as recommended in your book and it was delish! I would definitely be interested in sampling the Chardonnay.

  • Leyla Newling
    2 years ago

    What a fab gift for the end if half term!

  • Carol Mitchell
    2 years ago

    Hola 🇪🇸, yes please Helen count me in, I love Spanish wine and can’t wait to go back and sample them under the sun ☀️

  • Carole
    2 years ago

    I love a glass of red 🍷and I am looking forward to trying the Navarra wine when I win 🤩 🤞🤞

  • Sophie Carr
    2 years ago

    Life is always better when accompanied by Rose

  • kirsty
    2 years ago

    chardonnay from a new region for me
    yes pleasw!

  • Alison
    2 years ago

    The wines sound awesome as does the Navarro region (I’d love to visit one day). For now I’ll stick to trying the wine.

  • Sue Eastwood
    2 years ago

    What a lovely way to slink into the Post Half Term / Pre Christmas Frenzy ! I wonder how quickly I could make 6 bottles of wine disappear 🤔….only one way to find out !

  • Lyndsay Peck
    2 years ago

    We’d love to give these a try in our house! Cheers!

  • 2 years ago

    With so many days of rain forecast, anything that reminds me of Spain is a great big plus! Thanks Helen!

  • Amanda Little
    2 years ago

    I remember the bliss of half term – a mini holiday indeed when you are a working Mum – autumn half term always the best with long walks through the fallen leaves & Halloween to look forward to! My sons loved carving pumpkins 🎃

  • Nellie
    2 years ago

    Love Spanish wines, and would like to try then with all sorts of winter comfort food – stews, soups 😍

  • Chris
    2 years ago

    Well-timed competition, Helen. With the miserable weather, likely to persist over the weekend, Spain in a glass is just the tonic!

  • Tanya Cutler
    2 years ago

    Ooh lovely Helen, and just as we start to build our Christmas wine up so we have a glass (or bottle) or two ready to go

  • Joanne Hamilton
    2 years ago

    These wines sound perfect for a cozy Autumn night in!

  • Nigel
    2 years ago

    Definitely the weather to move away from the Rose to a Red!

  • Catherine
    2 years ago

    Love the wine reviews. Have discovered so many new wines from so many sources…..long may they continue

  • Cat Hatwood
    2 years ago

    It’s Red Weather indeed! Thank you Helen for the chance to win! Febgirlkittycat here 🍷🍂🍁

  • Gemma Coleman
    2 years ago

    Another great give a away 👍always looking to try new wines😊

  • 2 years ago

    You had me at “the reds are simply gorgeous”. I’d love to sample some new wines and these sound perfect.

  • Tim Smith
    2 years ago

    Sí, por favor

  • Amber
    2 years ago

    Sounds good!!

  • Alan Mead
    2 years ago

    Oooh! Count me in for the draw. And having read the KMWG I now make notes on every bottle i buy. I’d love to make some notes on those reds!

  • Justin
    2 years ago

    A lovely visit to the Pumpkin patch with my grand daughter. A nice glass of wine to wash down all this pumpkin 🎃

  • Pauline Welsh
    2 years ago

    Sounds the perfect way to embrace the clocks going back and the darker nights to cosy in , cheers 🍷

  • Clare Semple
    2 years ago

    Ooh yes! Would love to win this – perfect for a girls weekend with Uni friends at the end of the month! X

  • Claire
    2 years ago

    A perfect Halloween treat 🍷 🎃 👻

  • Louise
    2 years ago

    I love a nice glass of red wine in the Autumn. These would be very nice, with the fire in and a dog as a hot water bottle in the settee! 🍷🐶

  • Jess
    2 years ago

    Ah good wine – got to love it!

  • Donna Blyth
    2 years ago

    New wine is always welcome!

  • Marios Kyprianou
    2 years ago

    These sound absolutely delicious! Wouldn’t say no to winning a freebie before buying ha

  • christine harris
    2 years ago

    I love Spain 🇪🇸 & I love trying new wines 🍷 🙌🏻🤞🏻

  • Jo
    2 years ago

    A white wine drinker always on the lookout for a new red wine to try! Especially on colder nights!

  • Jennifer Roberts
    2 years ago

    I would love to win! Despite being off work to cover the half-term break, it was definitely not a holiday! It’s been a stressful few weeks; I started a new job just as my youngest started school (has not settled in very well) and my husband being moved into a job he hates following a restructure. A mixed case of wine would be appreciated.

  • 2 years ago

    A perfect end to the half term!! Lovely red with autumn red leaves

  • Debra Ward
    2 years ago

    Great giveaway!

  • Lorraine Peat
    2 years ago

    This sounds like the perfect giveaway , especially now the nights are colder , darker & generally miserable. Something to keep me company while reading in front of the fire 🤞

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