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Grenache

As a conference presentation thank you gift, not too bad. But ultimately a mid-range, modern-style Rioja, that was pleasant enough, but not radically inspiring. …

Served a little cold at Boxing Day lunch with Andy, Sarah, Janet and Steve. But once it warmed up, it hit its stride pretty …

Really annoyingly, lost almost half a bottle, messing up decanting this from its heavy sediment. Anyway, perhaps not the greatest bottle of this wine, …

One from the Princess Wine Club 1st delivery, and a good one too. Deep ruby-black, with a narrow, semi-purple rim. On the nose, intense, …

A somewhat random purchase from Wimbledon Wine Cellars, after my last guitar lesson. I thought I’d see what New Spain has to offer. Overall …

So, the real opening was with this – chosen to compliment a main course of game (rabbit, pheasant, venison and squirrel) and beef-shin stew. …

I wonder if this bottle – stored close enough to the wine shop’s light to be warm on purchase – might have been a …

One of 3 reds I brought for Whippet’s leaving BBQ, as I figured it’d be at maturity, and good for meat – both of …

Dessert was a superb, dense chocolate mousse, with caramel ice cream, and red fruit sauces. After an initial thought of tawny Port to match …

Got lazy when the label was being difficult – who knew that leaving it to rot for a couple of weeks would solve the …