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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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Christmas wines Part 3: Six red wines which can be light, fruity, spicy or savoury

If you’ve been paying attention you’ll know I’ve shared some white wine ideas for Christmas.  In this post I’m starting down the road of Christmas red wines. It could be a long road to travel, but I’m doing it in two journeys.  In this blog, I’ve roadtested light, fruity, savoury, complex wines and next time  …

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Spanish wine to lift your spirits in a damp September, plus an eco-friendly prosecco

Blimey, we’re in September how did that happen. As it is Organic September it’s only right to bring you a couple of eco-friendly wines.  But before then, I’ve been flirting with Spanish wine. It wasn’t a conscious effort, just coincidence that I’ve tasted a few recently. I like it when a plan comes together even …

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Summer wine: Six wine choices for when the sun peeks out

It’s sunny outside. I’m happy. At the risk of tempting fate, I bring you summer wine choices – two sparkling, two whites and two reds – to enjoy while the sun shines and as autumn beckons. Summer wine to cheer up  a staycation Beau Beaujolais 2014 (12.5% abv, Majestic,  £8.99 or £7.99 in a Mix Six deal) The dog …

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