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Nervi is the oldest surviving winery in Gattinara, established in 1906 when Italo Nervi was able to buy land cheaply in the area, after …

Napa Valley, the Big Daddy of California wines, is today world-famous for Big Cabs and Bold Chardonnays, landmark wineries and the Napa Valley Wine …

From my Hors Concours prize case, this was an excellent example of the quality Crémant de Limoux can achieve, and a good alternative to …

This was an unexpected gift from the people we stayed with in Henley 2010, where the husband Andy explained that a friend had established …

Got told off for noting this one at dinner with SJ, AM and Chris. Anyway, reasonably happy to have done so as it was …

Picked up on sale from Lay & Wheeler as Drunk Girl wine. And a good shout too! Deep ruby and black core. Smoky, roasted …

This was an excellent recommendation from JR.com for an en primeur white Burgundy in a great vintage. A very nice, classic Southern Burgundian Chardonnay …

A gift from Peter, which we drank whilst skiing… well, with dinner, après-ski, of course! Drank with a mushroom risotto, and it went pretty …

Also picked up in Gigondas itself, a day before (or maybe the afternoon after) riding up Mont Ventoux. Dad was less of a fan …

Served at the 2009 edition of pre-Xmas get together with Jack, Rob, Kari, Sarah, Helen and Kieran. Good richness of flavour and body, with …