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1996

A birthday present for SJ, since she likes Meursault so much! A bit of a risk to try a late ‘90s white Burgundy, but …

Sadly this label was just going to fall apart not matter what… A good Sauternes, with a mid-gold colour, starting to deepen towards amber. …

Our final sample for Germany in class, and an enjoyable way to finish. Perhaps not as awesome as the Rheingau can deliver, but it …

So, whilst sourcing the Dom Tempier 2004 for the next Optimor wine case, the lads at POTG got hold of a bottle of the …

Had this with Christmas lunch 2007, and although it was quite nice, it didn’t really merit the effort to get this label off! Pavie-Macquin …

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 …

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

There are many Rioja bodegas with the vaunted title Marqués in their name – Riscal, Cacéres, Concordia inter alia. In the UK, those of …

So, when we’d finished up at the food & wine night, and we retired to Christian’s for cigars and a “nightcap”, and a choice …