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David brought me this on my 40th, and it was drunk a few weeks later. Originally a whiter label, but it took time to …

A surprise finale to Richard Hemming’s JR.com Riesling blind tasting – a classically-styled Beerenauslese (albeit more fruit-forward), but from South Africa. Nicely-balanced acidity and …

[Sweet power. Gerhard Kracher] So, according to Herr Kracher, the beerenauslesen and other botrytised wines are his main aim, with Eiswein being a back-up …

The last, and weirdest, of my Hors Concours case from the WSET. I finally got round to opening it ‘just because’. It was definitely …

This pair of Vajra d’Albas definitively helped me nail Q3 of the 1st Year exam, through learning the structural differences between Barbera and Dolcetto. …

Interesting to test this sequence of sweet Riesling styles from the same producer. Noteworthy that the Auslese only is vineyard specific. Clear botrytis progression …

The President of the Barbera d’Asti and Monferrato Consorzio Tutela, Filippo Mobrici, welcomed us to the old, covered cattle-market in the central square of …

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 when I was asking for a TBA spare label, the guy who helped me out came back with this piece of history, so …

A bit of serendipity and comedy value, this one: it was there, so I bought it, then figured it could close out the food …