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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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Jane Clare chardonnay wines

Raise a Glass: Delicious chardonnay wines and a zesty French white

The Raise a Glass feature is published every week. Here’s one from June in lockdown when white wines took my fancy. Chardonnay wines mainly, plus a zesty white number which made friends with my home-made sweetcorn fritters. As the days have been getting longer and warmer, I’ve been sitting in the sunshine and rekindling my …

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white Bordeaux wine reviews

Here’s four white Bordeaux wines to try at Christmas

Think of Bordeaux and you’ll probably think of red wines for your Christmas table …. but don’t overlook white Bordeaux wines. White Bordeaux is fantastic with seafood – so if you’re thinking of a seafood starter for your Christmas dinner (or any time of year!) then it’s not rocket science to pour one of these wines. …

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Six Hats Fairtrade wine review

Fairtrade Fortnight wine supports farmers and workers

THE broadest, brightest night sky over one part of South Africa has inspired the name of one of the country’s most successful wineries. Stellar Winery is 275 kilometres north of Cape Town on the road to Namibia. Its name doesn’t just reflect the spangled sky above – but it also summarises the breadth of the …

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