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29 July 2014 - Very many thanks to everyone who has contacted us so far to nominate their favourite wine merchant(s). Do please read the rules below. This is a writing competition, so we're looking for your words about why you like a retailer, not just a name. And we'd love you to include an... More...
Chianti Classico's 2012 vintage was the produce of one of the hottest summers ever to be recorded, but when I tasted the 48 examples described below, I found to my surprise that they showed surprising freshness and elegance. Only in the rarest of cases were there the hallmarks of hot vintages:... More...
Rich M Hughes writes this  second published entry in our  Indie writing competition : My plaudits would always go to Jim Griffin and Andrew Rae at Uncorked at Bishopsgate, London. When I was a younger lawyer, I used to do boring legal talks for which I would receive wine... More...
This article has also been syndicated. China was for long seen by wine exporters as El Dorado - a mysterious place that promised golden rewards if one could but crack the code. But that is now definitively unravelling amid signs that it is all very much more complicated and less... More...

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[QUOTE=symon brown, County Limerick;50837]hi ian on justerini and brooks web page under spatburgunder they have lots lastly i hope u soon get your first jump and loose your riesling/spatbugunder. More...
Manuel, Remember, you just need to bring one bottle - let's gather some friends and make each one bring a bottle. Maybe we should persuade the winemaker to do the tasting at his crib and have him. More...
[B]2008 Kumeu River Chardonnay Mate's Vineyard[/B] Very tight on the nose, repeated on the palate. E v e r y t h i n g feels tight-knit in this jucie. Once the air and warmth does it job you get a. More...
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