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Oveja Negra Sauvignon Blanc Carménère wine review

December 6th: Oveja Negra Sauvignon Blanc Carménère

Wine Advent Calendar December 6th:  Oveja Negra Sauvignon Blanc Carménère 2015 I’m sorry if I’m going to repeat myself here, but today’s choice  is another from the Oddbin’s wine tasting held at Liverpool’s Metropolitan Cathedral the other day. Why is this wine here? Because I went “oooo,oooo,oooo, look, oooo, it’s a white wine with carménère, …

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Carmenere and Chile wine review

Carmenère and Chile go together but for years grape was forgotten

CARMENÈRE. Chile’s signature grape. I’m intrigued by this wine’s story, so I’m sharing it with you. As I write, I’m still on staycation, staring out at blue Welsh skies brushed with rolling grey clouds, but happily sipping Viña Koyle Alto Colchagua Reserva Carmenère, 2012 (£8.95, The Wine Society) at the naughty wine time of 5.15pm. …

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Tesco red wines

Tesco red wines: Three wines new in store in autumn 2021

The Raise a Glass feature is published in several regional newspapers …  I tried three Tesco red wines  from the retailer’s  Autumn Winter range It’s the time of year when retailers and supermarkets are looking to the months and weeks ahead.  Much like a fashion show, ideas around the new season’s tastes and treats are …

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Christmas wines Part 4: Festive red wine to warm and hug you (if only it had arms)

Hold on to your Christmas hats! If you love red wines with a bit of heart, depth, richness and ripe fruits which can comfort and hug, then I’m here for you. I won’t dilly dally with these festive red wine choices, as there’s lots to get through. Three festive red wine choices from France It …

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rosé wines summer 2018

Six rosé wines for summer 2018 (and the day I was a winetasting noggin)

Sometimes I can be such a noggin. I tapped in and out, then in and out, of Twitter to follow a live winetasting organised by the Wine Society and I hunted in vain. Those wine tasting vibes were taking place elsewhere in the ether, on the society’s website community pages. There, people were chatting about …

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Co-operative Fairtrade wines

Wine Press: A selection of wines for Fairtrade Fortnight 2015

IT IS 20 years since the first Fairtrade Fortnight and it’s around the corner again. So it seems only right that I look at Fairtrade wines. Buying Fairtrade helps ensure that farmers and workers are receiving a fair price – as well as money to help their community invest in services such as education, sanitation …

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