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3rd time lucky for Schlumberger!! And the one I was most nervous of – the Gewurztraminer. I shouldn’t have been. A really enjoyable and …

My second Slovene wine, courtesy again of Peter Polajnar. A particularly unusual bottle, since it was the Slovene equivalent of a German Auslese with …

A disappointment – perhaps not well enough chilled? I had read many good things about Clos d’Yvigne from different sources. In the end, I …

This followed up with a reassuring double for Burgundy, after the Chassagne-Montrachet white. An excellent example of very pleasant Pinot Noir harmony, but with …

I was slightly nervous serving this, having had some poor examples of “great” white Burgundy, but I needn’t have worried. Rich golden colour. Toasty, …

A product of mine & Dad’s first visit to Moutardier’s winery South West of Reims, whilst hunting the 1999 total eclipse of the Sun. …

My first Slovenian wine, courtesy of Peter, my Slovene flatmate, and Cecile his girlfriend. They had both forewarned me of the “unusual acid flavour” …

Not as good as the 1999, due to a slightly light body (slightly too acidic) but nevertheless a very nice syrah! Initially ‘closed’ on …

A recommendation from the salesman at Justerini & Brooks who was taking my Product Allowance order from Diageo. This was his “good value ready-to-drink”. …

At last! A wine cracked open for relaxation, and an enjoyable one without qualification! Aromas of black cherry and fresh red peppers, with carefully-matched …