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Sun-kissed winning wines from Languedoc-Roussillon

TO celebrate the British Open last weekend I opened some wine. That is the closest affinity I have to golf. I didn’t even have a British “open” it was a French “open” with wines from Languedoc-Roussillon. It is the most prolific wine-making region in the world. Yes, there are some mass-produced so-what wines, but there …

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The Wine Society wizards and the girl who hates raisins

“I don’t like raisins,” said The Girl Who Doesn’t Like Raisins. “You might not like raisins,” I said, “but you’ll like this.” I asked Girl Who Doesn’t Like Raisins to pour a fingertip of Blind Spot Rutherglen Muscat wine into a glass and  taste. “I’m not sure” she said, “Don’t be scared,” I said, as she raised …

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Wine Press: Award-winning wines from Lidl which are kind to the pocket

WE’RE all watching our pockets at the moment. Never more so than when we’re still paying off those random online buys in the New Year sales. I thought I’d check out Lidl’s wines after browsing  the interweb and discovered the retail chain sells several award-winning wines at surprisingly low prices. How would the Price Taste Ratio …

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