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Poor VFM

A total disappointment for round 2 of Pinots – and the Comte Armand Epeneaux 1er Cru Pommard didn’t fare well either. Though well-enough made, …

Thought I’d throw this into the sparkling line-up as an English. Hush Heath’s rosé is more noted, but I guess this is the top …

A nice tawny port, with some elegance, balance and complexity, but not worth £68, with some over-dominance of the oak. Medium tawny, with a …

A Nebbiolo from a DOC on the Piemontese side of the Val d’Aoste border, that I’d not come across before the POTG guys recommended …

A somewhat random purchase from Wimbledon Wine Cellars, after my last guitar lesson. I thought I’d see what New Spain has to offer. Overall …

I wonder if this bottle – stored close enough to the wine shop’s light to be warm on purchase – might have been a …

The Berry Bros & Rudd Autumn / Winter press tasting, in stark contrast to the Co-op supermarket’s Autumn press tasting exactly a week before, showed …

From a renowned year, but reports of La Chapelle being off-form between ’96 and 2002 had lowered my expectations far enough that I didn’t …

So to continue my dinner theme of 1995 (after repeating the Schmitges experience), we came to a pair of Bordeaux. Served with roast rack …

Even in Selfridges’ sale, this was expensive, and it felt like paying for the renown of one of (if not “the”) Australia’s finest Chardonnays. …