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Grape Varieties Basics

Blimey, there’s so many grape varieties in the world. Fat ones thin ones juicy ones black ones white ones early ripening ones late ripening ones big ones small ones sulky ones. So many. How can I do justice to so many grape varieties in my little corner of the www.  world? Not sure I can, though I’ve given it a …

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Domaines Paul Mas wine tasting

Eight white wine treats from Domaines Paul Mas and a delicious red too

If you’ve been paying attention you’ll know that I had a fabulous visit to Domaines Paul Mas in the lusciously beautiful Languedoc. I was thrilled to meet the creative driving force behind the wine brand, the unstoppable dynamo who is Jean-Claude Mas. A few of us shared a winetasting with him and as we tasted …

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white wines with national curry week

Here’s four white wines to go with a kick of heat to celebrate all things spice

I’m told it is National Curry Week this week, the 20th one. You could visit one of several Indian restaurants marking the occasion or cook a good curry at home. With that in mind I’ve realised how many dishes I cook with a kick of heat. Here’s some white wines I’ve enjoyed with all things …

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Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Fathers Day

Châteauneuf-du-Pape is a special-buy red for Father’s Day

If I had a pound for every time people say “Châteauneuf-du-Pape” when I ask them to name their special-buy red, I wouldn’t be sitting here. Sorry, but that’s how shallow I am. It’s June and you might not be thinking of red wine, but tomorrow is Father’s Day, so you have an excuse. I asked …

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