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A great way to start our South African study trip, and to finish Book 5. On the excellent wine list at Signal on the …

A pleasant-enough way to round of our final evening in Madeira with David and Gabriele: some tropical fruit, with a decent French oak coating, …

A gift from Anna on my 40th, which I opened midweek a couple of weeks later. Her employer’s South African wine estate. A pleasant …

David brought me this on my 40th, and it was drunk a few weeks later. Originally a whiter label, but it took time to …

The Paper 3 Savagnin that I picked in the exam! After re-sitting blind, this was definitely a characterful and enjoyable wine. Mid-deep gold. Complex. …

My first, but more importantly Mario’s first Barca-Velha. Even at 11 years of age, this is still comparatively young. Burgundy like, with riper, sweeter …

Was always likely to be a long shot that this would be on great form, and indeed, for dinner at POTG, it was past …

A very pleasant, ready-to-drink, supple Douro, that nicely kicked-off final dinner on the last night of our short trip to Madeira. We’d already tried …

I thought I’d randomly open the first of this case, since other 2009s I’ve recently had have been very appealing. This too is showing …

Randomly bumped into David Hohnen in a wine shop in Kensington, and had a good chat through some of his wines on tasting. All …