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Raise a Glass: Côtes du Rhône at Home was an absolute wine treat!

The Raise a Glass feature is published every week … here’s when I enjoyed a Côtes du Rhône at Home experience.  I listened as experts Joe Wadsack and Matt Walls shared their knowledge.  I love taking a deep-dive into a wine region I’ve almost taken for granted. This happened with wines from the southern Rhône …

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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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Crémant de Bourgogne Lidl Wine Tour

Lidl wine tour: My fizz choice, plus a red, white and pink from the autumn collection

Think of me as the scouting party in your wine world. The person you send in a pub or restaurant to check out the “vibe” before you decide to spend your money there or not. I went scouting around the latest Lidl Wine Tour range just ahead of the release of its autumn Wine Tour …

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Claymore Wines: I take a deep breath and mix Liverpool Football Club with pleasure

Many moons ago, when Twitter was just invented, there used to be loads of social gatherings called “tweet ups”. I don’t know if they still exist, but essentially people who often tweeted each other would meet in person. I remember meeting a chap who was clearly disappointed that he was following me under false pretences. …

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Christmas pudding wines for Christmas lunch

Wines for Christmas lunch: Here’s some ideas to help you plan what to sip

Christmas is simply the best excuse to push the boat out and try some wonderful wines. I’m excited now, just thinking of  crunches of sweet parsnip, huddles of sprouts, my favourite lemon-dashed, herb-mottled stuffing  … oh, and the turkey. All of those flavours will be demanding my attention and then wine will add another layer …

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Barbecue wines: Four choices to enjoy come rain or shine

SECOND guessing the British summer weather is a bit like a game of spin the bottle but without the kissing. But come rain or shine I bet many of you will be pouring some barbecue wines as you singe the sausages and panic about the burgers. Here’s a pink, white, red and a sparkles – perfect barbecue wines, whether you’re …

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