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Dorffer asked for Malbec, so that’s what I got from POTG. A bit of infanticide this, for sure: whilst drinkable now, it’ll start giving …

We decided to have some wine & cheese after work on Friday, so when shopping for cheese (in the new John Lewis / Waitrose …

One of the first 1996 Champagnes I’d drunk, and looked very young, compared with the 1995 Delamotte, for example. A tasting of Bollinger RD …

Good example of why Argentine Malbec is making a lot of friends in the Global wine market! Definitely trumped the Lagrazette Cahors for pleasure. …

Have to write this from memory as I didn’t note anything down at the time! Andy & Sarah came down to stay, so I …

For my first ’98 Châteauneuf, this was rather disappointing (albeit better a day later, with some oxidation). Mid-depth garnet core, with a medium-width brick …

First of a random case of Champagne. Tom Stevenson rates these guys fairly highly, and I can see why with this ’95 Blanc de …

Well… I decided to splash out with Rob and Jack at a tapas bar, when I saw this at the (relatively) modest price (compared …

Bought a half-case of this on the strength of the 2005, and it pretty-much delivers. The one note is that it probably would be …

From Napa Valley’s Hess Collection winery, this, picked up on a good deal that Dante got on US wine via The Wine Society. A …