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And this was the 8th and last wine in the POTG blind tasting. I completely missed this one – it was soft, yet had …

Well this was the highlight of an otherwise poor pre-conference dinner in (of all places!) Milan. Unfortunately it didn’t match too well to the …

Picked this up from Planet of the Grapes as part of my 2007 New Year’s resolution to drink more whites. Intriguing, but ultimately didn’t …

Love it when Majestic extend their seasonal promotion to fine wines (down from £60). Got 2 of these, so I can see how it …

One from the ‘expensive section’ of the Diageo Staff Shop, and frankly pretty disappointing, given that it’s not only a Riserva, but also from …

Excellent prelude to Easter. Great combination of Bordeaux varieties, grown in Italian sun, with influence of US winemaking. Complexity, with ease of drinking. Only …

By invitation through the IMW, 4 Tuscan Consorzi, representing the finest in gastronomic production from primarily the Chianti Classico region, ran a press trip …

Mid-garnet colour with medium-broad rim. Definite maturity on the bottle’s colour. Medium-to-intense aroma of redcurrant jelly and something meaty, suggesting a good match for …

Bought cheap in Japan while working at JWS (a bin-end), and one bottle drunk there. Coming very nicely into balance – with depth of …

A touch disappointing for the effort to get it and the price. “3 Glasses” winner and certainly not bad, but maybe needs time to …