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Bought for a palate calibration on the morning of the Paper 1 MW exam, and a really good, balanced, elegant varietal Semillon – unusually …

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

The Spain theme was also present in the whites, and this showed the real quality and subtler, smoother power of Tondonia Blanco Reserva over …

Another highlight of the Odd Whites tasting. Really showed the crisply aromatic, yet light and delicate style of Treixadura, compared with the often oilier, …

An entertaining highlight of my ‘Odd Whites’ open tasting. 3 years under flor for 100% Savagnin / Gewürztraminer. Its flavour makes it great for …

A surprise finale to Richard Hemming’s JR.com Riesling blind tasting – a classically-styled Beerenauslese (albeit more fruit-forward), but from South Africa. Nicely-balanced acidity and …

A highlight of my 2nd Zenith wine tasting, showing a very aromatic wine – which it did to perfection. Classic Alsatian Gewürz, but remarkable …

A low-dosage Champagne that I picked up a couple of bottles of whilst hunting down tasting wines. I must say I felt the first …

The finale of a 20-50 winemaker dinner with Gregory Valloire – one of the 4 of the last 8 magnums of this at the …

My Yquem virginity lost at the Bordeaux MW Gala dinner. Though from an inauspicious vintage this showed length, elegance and relatively early maturity. Pale …