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Top Christmas Gifts for the Gentlemen in your Life 2016

Top Christmas Gifts for the Gentlemen in your Life 2016

Posted on 12 December 2016 by Chris Ford

Theres not long to go now but if like us you have left things to the last minute then heres our pick of the awesome products we have seen over the last 12 months that most guys would love in their Christmas stocking this year…


The spirit of choice in the GG’s office is whiskey, and here are two of our faves from this year:

Woodford Reserve – first introduced to the market in 1996 its a relatively new player on the scene but still a firm favourite in our office and with whiskey lovers alike, you will seriously impress if you select Woodford for your loved one this Christmas.


Old Forester – While another bourbon we picked this for our list because again its a bit different, its also the longest running Bourbon on the market today (approximately 145 years as of 2016), and was the first bourbon sold exclusively in sealed bottles. Also it tastes bloody amazing!



I try to go for a least one exceptional meal a month, and the last few month  that has been with Jackson & Rye.  You may well have read my recent review of their latest opening (if not I suggest you do) but suffice to say they are now a firm favourite, their melt in your mouth steaks are a must.



Sony h.ear on Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones

 h.ear on Wireless

With Iphones now doing away with the headphone jack and Samsung rumoured to be doing the same alot of us are now looking towards a bluetooth solution for our portable audio needs. Now let me save you some time, if you are looking for impressive sound quality , combined with a set of headphones that can block out the outside world  then look no further than the h.ear on Wireless NC MDR-100ABN.

The noise canceling on these is superb, in fact Bose the long reigning champs of noise canceling tech must be getting a bit worried,Sony have definitely cracked it with this set.

August WS300 Bluetooth Speaker –

August WS300 Bluetooth Speaker

This beast of speaker was sent to us by August a few months ago to test and it just simply blew us away in terms of both sound quality and features.  The WS300 is a larger speaker than I have used int he past but when you hear what it can produce sound wise you see why.  Features include standard bluetooth , Apple Airplay and a cool multiroom feature where you can link up multiple August speakers for a Sonos like experience without breaking the bank.



Turnbull & Asser – Im not fashion icon, but Ive always been drawn to good quality and Turnbull & Asser are certainly that.  Specializing in formal mens shirts of outstanding quality that are built to last,  and while you may end up spending upwards of £90 on a shirt you will have that shirt for a long time.  I’ve still got some of my Turnbull & Asser shirts I bought near 15 years ago and once washed and pressed they look as good as they day I bought them … Invest in quality.



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Posted on 08 December 2016 by Chris Ford


XV: BEYOND THE TRYLINE is Set within the backdrop of the Rugby World Cup, the film takes a true 360 degree look at the hundreds of heroes responsible for making rugby the incredible sport it is – from player to coach, referee to fan, groundsmen to physio, and even a Prince. XV: BEYOND THE TRYLINE uncovers the individual stories of those at the very heart of rugby that demonstrate the passion, love and respect for the sport both on and off the field.


With contributions from the key faces in rugby including referee of the World Cup Final Nigel Owens, insights from Anthony Watson, Sean Fitzpatrick, Michael Lynagh, Jacques Burger, Brian Habana and Heyneke Meyer, this film is every sports fan’s ticket inside the everyday integrity, incredible brotherhood and values behind “the most phenomenal team sport that exists” (Jonny Wilkinson).


We have three copies of the DVD to giveaway,  to be win with a chance just email us at telling us which National team did Jonny Wilkinson play for ….

Comp closes on the 16th December when three winners will be chosen, good luck!

XV BEYOND THE TRYLINE is released on Digital HD, Blu-ray and DVD from 5th December and is a must own for any sport or rugby fan this festive season.


Have yourself a very Merry Christmas with this ultimate prize bundle from HBO

Have yourself a very Merry Christmas with this ultimate prize bundle from HBO

Posted on 01 December 2016 by Chris Ford

We are offering one lucky winner the chance to win an awesome Santa sack full of goodies that will keep you entertained for hours over the festive period.


Kick back and indulge in some of HBO’s groundbreaking DVD box sets along with some perfect treats to accompany the mood. Whether it’s sipping a bottle of beer from The Wild Beer Co whilst watching the complete series of Game of Thrones, or a deliciously smooth 8O8 Whisky on the rocks to get you in the mood for the Boardwalk Empire Complete Series, this is the by far the best present you will receive this year.


But if you’ve overdone it on the booze, then just sit back and tear into a bag of Joe & Sephs classic Salted Caramel Popcorn and indulge in the rest of this awesome prize bundle including the complete seasons of The Wire, Vinyl, Ballers, Veep, Banshee and Girls.


For the Game of Thrones fans out there, you will also find some great collectables in the sack including a Game of Thrones Stark Direwolf Mini Kit, Game of Thrones: The Noble Houses of Westeros book and a Game of Thrones McFarlane Construction Stark Banner Pack from #HBOShop

To win this bundle of joy all you have to do is email us at  giving a great reason why you should win all this TV goodness, please keep your sob stories…. I mean reasons to less than two sentences (we have to read them all you know!) and a winner will be picked by the team here on Monday 12th December 2016 after 12 midday.

Good luck!

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