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Burgundy Tasting Trip: Day 1

This year Johnny and I decided to let the train take the strain and plumped for the Eurostar (while Jamie and David flew from Luton). This was a mistake. Our Eurostar broke down at Ashford International and the rest of...

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The Union Des Grands Crus Bordeaux Wine Tasting Event

The Union Des Grands Crus of Bordeaux’s autumn tasting in London, launching the most recent vintage in bottle, is always an exciting occasion. But this year, there was something a little more special about it: we were tasting the highly...

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Riecine | 2014 Chianti Classico & 2013 Riecine di Riecine IGT

These are exciting times at one of our favourite Chianti Classico growers, Riecine. A recent change in ownership and injection of investment, followed by the installment of a young and hugely talented winemaker in Alessandro Campatelli, have all played their part...

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THE FRIDAY FIX | News, views & brilliant booze

Today’s Friday Fix features two fabulous French wines for drinking now. One white Burgundy and one red Bordeaux, both of which have been singled out because they offer a really fantastic drinking experience at their relative price points. Don’t forget,...

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RHÔNE 2016 EN PRIMEUR: An exceptional vintage

An exceptional vintage: opulent fruit, melting tannins, and energetic freshness 2016 is a roaring success in the Rhône. It follows the excellent 2015 whose release saw an upsurge in interest in this classic French region of diverse expression. Where 2015...

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