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Alicante Bouschet

We actually (by accident) had both the 2007 (13.5% ABV) and the 2006 (14.5%) on the same evening, as we finished off the Hotel’s …

Another wine enjoyed over dinner in Avis, and another quasi-local one as well, from Alentejo. Came across as lighter than the 2003 Mouchão, though …

Pretty expensive, although this was the hotel restaurant price during our training camp in Avis, in the Northern part of Alentejo. Nevertheless, a high …

Iconic is a term often over-used. In the case of Ridge Vineyards it is entirely appropriate. Their instantly recognisable label design is, literally, an …

Had to put this in again having deliberately bought the 2003 later to compare with this. From the 2nd Optimor case (wonder if there …

This was going to be the vintage of Mistral that went into the 2nd Optimor Wine Club case, but the lads ended up with …