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A lovely, and perhaps even inspiring example of a ripe, rich Austrian Riesling from a great producer. Pale gold colour, with an initial spritz …

Richard and I visited the estate after the Marathon du Médoc and tasted 6 Bauduc wines with Angela Quinney. Gavin couldn’t make it, as …

[Label thrown away by over-keen houseguest!] An interesting one this, and a kind gift from Soeren: had never had Samtrot before. And it turns …

A gift for conference speaking, and it turned out to be the best producer of this Sancerre-alternative appellation. A good, clean, clear Sauvignon Blanc, …

A decent-value Grüner Veltliner, but well put in its place a few days later by Schloss Gobelsburg’s 2010 Kammerner Renner – which had depth, …

A great introduction to Txakoli – the (Spanish) Basque classic. This white Txakoli could be best described as either an appley equivalent of an …

This may have lots of Aussie gold medals, and have scored quite highly amongst critics, but – even though I can see it’s a …

Out of place – flipped with the Dagueneau. A good opening gambit with the green veg and salad in the starter – but mainly …

This otherwise unknown Rheinhessen Auslese almost pulled it out of the bag in matching the mango & passionfruit sorbet palate-cleanser. The sweetness and acidity …

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 …