Monthly Archives: June 2016

Dr. L Riesling.

Continuing my plight for low alcohol wines I decided to try a German Riesling again as it has been a while. I have had Australian Riesling recently – the Aussies produce generally dry and sharp Riesling but as Riesling is … Continue reading

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Beaujolais from Tesco.

I went out in search of something light in taste and alcohol content and preferably, inexpensive (cheap has such negative connotations). I came back with this amongst others:- Tesco Beaujolais – at £4.50 my expectation was that it it would … Continue reading

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Taste the Difference Pinot Noir.

I decided to seek out something out of the ordinary at my local Sainsbury recently. I came across this “Taste the Difference” (a Sainsbury own label range) German Pinot Noir Rheinhessen Qualitatswein. German red is quite a bit rarer than … Continue reading

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Drink up! Hard truths about ageing wine

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Now we’re not committing any more heinous wine storage crimes it’s time to talk about which wines you should and shouldn’t be keeping. This is a topic which constantly comes up when I host wine…

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Reliable is bad?

I have known for quite a few years that the big names in supermarket wines will produce a consistent “product” year in year out no matter what the “Vintage”, and this Winefantastic post serves to illustrate that – they make … Continue reading

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This weeks wine enjoyment.

This week we had “Pinot Noir vin de France” 2014 from Bouchard Aine & Fils. (Burgundy) It was bought from Sainsbury at £6.00 for a 75cl bottle (reduced from £7.50) and at this price, I think that it represented good … Continue reading

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Let sleeping wines lie: 5 common wine storage mistakes

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Now if you’re anything like me, when I first started buying (and drinking!) wine I cared very little for the finer points of wine storage. In reality, most of the wine I bought was demolished…

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Campo Viejo Reserva offer.

I have to tell you about this. Campo Viejo the Rioja people have a special offer at the moment – buy 2 bottles of their Reserva 2011- from the “Art Series” with neck collars and they will send you a … Continue reading

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Hello, my name is Paul

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