Month: May 2014

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Women like blokes with wine knowledge but are they bluffing?

IF you’re lackadaisical about wine labels; if you rage about reds or whimper over whites; if you blush at a barolo or glaze over at a gerwurztraminer; if you pale at a pinot noir or think tempranillo is a percussion instrument;  fear not. Because you might not be the only one. As another Bank Holiday is …

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The Wine Society wizards and the girl who hates raisins

“I don’t like raisins,” said The Girl Who Doesn’t Like Raisins. “You might not like raisins,” I said, “but you’ll like this.” I asked Girl Who Doesn’t Like Raisins to pour a fingertip of Blind Spot Rutherglen Muscat wine into a glass and  taste. “I’m not sure” she said, “Don’t be scared,” I said, as she raised …

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Winebird has a special way with words to help us enjoy wine

I LOVE social media. Yes, there’s lots of silly  twittering in more ways than one.  But I love the content  I  find about wine.  Did you know I like wine? On Twitter I follow the hashtag #wine, on Instagram the same; on both #winelovers throws up good content. Or be more precise with a grape hashtag such …

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