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Nyetimber has the reputation as the best English sparkling wine, and capable of rubbing shoulders with Champagnes. When the opportunity arose – having Annabel, …

This was the first Hatzidakis wine that I found, courtesy of Waitrose. This one appears to be a pure Assyrtiko – which is unusual …

Katy and I discovered this by dropping in on the winery, whilst cycling through the crazy-insane vineyards in Lanzarote’s La Geria volcanic zone. Each …

Of the various Heidsieck houses, Monopole carries the least auspicious name, and so that seemed to prove here. 2002 has a great reputation as …

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

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, …

Picked 3 of these up from a departing MBA2007 on a fire sale. Was slightly nervous how the ‘98s would turn out, having tasted …

Found this whilst on a trip to Dublin, and had to get it from The Corkscrew. It turns out that the owner’s name is …

A gift from Christian, for helping out with his finances. We had this on Christmas Eve 2008, with a lamb stir fry. A very …