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
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
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
Reliable is bad?
To be clear, I am referring to reliability of wine style only. Ever wondered how the big boys of the wine world achieve their consistency of offering? How the big branded wines never seem to run out in the supermarket?…
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
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
Hello, my name is Paul
This is the excerpt for your very first post. Continue reading