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Moscato d’Asti and its Asti DOCG sparkling brethren were born – as indeed was Italian sparkling wine – in Canelli. Here, at Castello Gancia, …

Asti is the other “A” in the constellation of Piemonte wine regions, lying immediately North and East of Alba, where Barolo, Barbaresco and Roero …

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 …

More a curiosity than a great wine. In fact, definitely curiosity value. Whilst on Cape Verde, we had to try the local wine – …

South Africa – a wine industry that’s 320-odd years old. Or 20-odd, depending on your point of view (OK, some poetic licence taken there …

I was invited by Wines of Crete, a non-profit organisation formed by Cretan wineries less than 10 years ago, to spend 3 days exploring …

This was probably the least impressive wine of the night, even though it was still pretty good. Kari & I spotted it when we …

Dorffer asked for Malbec, so that’s what I got from POTG. A bit of infanticide this, for sure: whilst drinkable now, it’ll start giving …

Good example of why Argentine Malbec is making a lot of friends in the Global wine market! Definitely trumped the Lagrazette Cahors for pleasure. …

The second – and best – of what was ultimately an 0-3 poor showing of wines I’d taken to Janet & Steve’s in France. …