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Fizz Face-off: I compare Asda’s sparkling £5 Progrigio and a same price cava

If you’re a regular in Asda you might have noticed that the retailer has brought out a new sparkling wine to catch the attention of prosecco drinkers. The sparkling wine world is increasingly popular in the UK but very crowded. Every time a butterfly flutters its wings, a new sparkling wine is born, each one …

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Wine Press: German pinot gris is perfection as food partner

Bacon and onion tart may not sound like a culinary dream – but with a glass of superb German pinot gris wine it can feel like luxury. I fancied some German pinot gris and came across a recommendation to drink it with Zwiebelkuchen, which is a traditional German baked dish of dough covered with onion …

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Raise a Glass: Cramele Recas wines and the simplest of cocktails

The Raise a Glass feature is published every week … here’s one from early lockdown when my life was full of sunshine,  Zooms and cocktails. I joined a fascinating chat with Philip Cox and discovered some of his Cramele Recas wines from Romania. Ok. Here’s my latest lockdown lifestyle. I realise its difficult to get …

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Christmas wines Part 1: Seven fresh and fruity whites for under £14

I always think of white Christmas wines as being in two camps. Fresh and fruity wines which sit happily with seafood, or the creamier, more complex whites which add richness to the main course. In my first festive wine missive for 2018 I’m bringing you some fresh and fruity white wines for Christmas. Next time …

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I put the new “this loves” Aldi wines range to the test. Which involves eating. Lots of it.

Those wine labels are key to our buying habits (I’ve said many a time) and Aldi has hit on a canny marketing idea to draw us in to a new range of wines. If you see “chicken” or “lamb” or “pizza” shouting at you in italics from the retailer’s wine aisles it is because the …

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