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As I was finishing my Greek wine book, I started looking around for Greek wines, and quickly found 3 in 2 weeks, from the …

En route home from dropping off Katy in Germany, I found this in Hannover Airport and figured I should find out what Dornfelder is …

Found this buried amongst the oddly-named wines in the Ghent restaurant t’Buikske Vol, that we went to on our 2nd night there, on route …

[signed in 2017 by: Gaia Gaja, Rossana Gaja] Well, the first time we went to the Maidenhead Italian, I got chatting to the owner, …

This was a present to Katy from her Dad at Christmas, and we drank it with Pete before farewell dinner at Forenza, the only …

Had to hunt around quite hard to find any Codorníu cavas whilst on holiday in Lanzarote, but eventually found some of their premium range, …

Bought a case en primeur, and well worthwhile – albeit likely to mature early due to the weather profile – it’s definitely more intensely …

Brought for comedy value (awful vintage; moderate quality producer; random provenance), and drunk after the 1982, but surprisingly not too bad at all (though …

In the hunt for a reasonably priced 1982 Bordeaux for Katy’s brother’s girlfriend’s birthday (a 1982 baby…), which ultimately yielded Langoa-Barton, we picked this …

At Christmas we had a magnum of this (although it had the white ‘cru’ label of this producer, but no cru stated…), and that …