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So I thought I’d challenge my belief that California can’t do Pinot Noir – it all ends-up soft and sweet strawberry. Chalone is its …

Had this with Princess and a crowd in POTG Bow Lane, at Paul’s choice. Another example of Marchesi di Grésy’s good work. A complex, …

Picked up in a deli-cum-wine shop at the junction in central Luz-Saint-Sauveur where one fork heads up the Tourmalet, and the other up Luz-Ardiden. …

Was proffered this in POTG Bow Lane wine bar on my first visit and was persuaded by that taste to part with 80 notes. …

Picked up whilst ‘exploring’ The VineYard in Dorking. My first Mallorcan wine, from more-or-less the only DO (Binissalem), and the only major producer. Modern, …

Another of the bunch picked up in Meursault itself. Pretty good, and into its drinking window. Pale gold. Develops over time and as it …

From exploring The VineYard’s Spain section, an unusual (but trendy) Rioja – 100% Graciano, with is normally a small blending addition, like Petit Verdot …

I am preparing for a masterclass tasting later in the year. This will include the great, Assyrtiko-based white wines of Santorini. Looking for an …

Another en primeur Burgundy purchase, but something of a contrast with Blain Gagnard’s 2005 Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru. This one seems representative of the vintage: …

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