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Co-operative wine in a glass

The life of a wine buyer for Co-op wines … a peek inside Laura’s world

I’d love to be involved in the creation of wine and not just sit at the “consumer end” opening a bottle and enjoying the contents. Don’t get me wrong, I love that bit. I really love that bit. Laura Stafford is a wine buyer for the Co-operative and I’ve spoken to her about her work …

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basic wine grapes

Basic wine grapes: Facts about six of the best

I WATCHED a lovely couple – well I’m sure they were lovely – looking totally bemused in a wine shop the other day. They were walking up and down the reds baffled, nay, befuddled, by the choices in front of them. So here’s some simple guidance on six basic wine grapes. You’ll see them all the time… but do you know if you’ll like …

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Trapiche Pure Malbec wine review

Enjoy some lovely wines this long Easter weekend

You wait patiently  for one celebration  to  brighten up the year and  then several  come along at  once. Happy Easter.  I’m turning my first  thoughts to Malbec,  because in case you missed it, Thursday was Malbec World Day, the celebration (created by marketeers)  of  this grape which Argentina has made its own.  Malbec is as …

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