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Oveja Negra Sauvignon Blanc Carménère wine review

December 6th: Oveja Negra Sauvignon Blanc Carménère

Wine Advent Calendar December 6th:  Oveja Negra Sauvignon Blanc Carménère 2015 I’m sorry if I’m going to repeat myself here, but today’s choice  is another from the Oddbin’s wine tasting held at Liverpool’s Metropolitan Cathedral the other day. Why is this wine here? Because I went “oooo,oooo,oooo, look, oooo, it’s a white wine with carménère, …

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Wine Society twitter wine tasting

Twitter wine tasting at home with the Wine Society (and the dog)

Now this is my kind of wine tasting.  I recently joined in a Twitter wine tasting, hosted by the Wine Society and I didn’t have to move from my sofa. Millie the schnauzer slept right through it (well, it was past her doggie bedtime). Each month The Wine Society selects two wines which are  tasted “over the …

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The man behind Aldi wines, Mike James, picks his special wines for you

MANY of my friends say that Aldi wines have changed their lives. Friday nights begin with a “rush to the shops” to stock up for the weekend. Mike James, Aldi’s wine buyer, since 2010, has overseen the team which has made Aldi a must-go destination for reliable, affordable wines. I spoke to Mike, and asked …

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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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