Month: August 2016

Cruset Sparkling Blanc de Blancs NV summer wine

Summer wine: Six wine choices for when the sun peeks out

It’s sunny outside. I’m happy. At the risk of tempting fate, I bring you summer wine choices – two sparkling, two whites and two reds – to enjoy while the sun shines and as autumn beckons. Summer wine to cheer up  a staycation Beau Beaujolais 2014 (12.5% abv, Majestic,  £8.99 or £7.99 in a Mix Six deal) The dog …

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Süditrol Alto Adige Gewürztraminer 2015 Lidl Wine cellar

Lidl Wine Cellar: Three wine selections from the 2016 autumn release

I write about wine and other drinkies in a handful of regional UK newspapers; I share my thoughts here on One Foot in the Grapes. Here’s three picks from the latest Lidl Wine Cellar collection which was released at the beginning of August. Lidl Wine Cellar: A rioja Soligamar Rioja Reserva 2011 (14% abv £8.99) This is …

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