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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...
As the 2014 harvest kicks off in the Napa Valley, Yohan Castaing and I speculate about the size of the 2014 French vintage. But as for quality, all is still to play for - JR. Unlike the 2012 and 2013 vintages, 2014 seems to be one of the most productive of recent years. All... More...
This year’s en primeur tastings described in Chianti Classico 2012 - climate-change wines also saw the release of the 2011 Riservas, which clearly showed that they were the result of a hot vintage in which many producers had begun to pick the grapes before optimal ripeness. In 2011 it was... More...
Tom Wesner has written this report as his entry in  our  Indie writing competition : Difficult to imagine but even in Texas the biggest is not always the best. Domaine Wine Company is a friendly wine shop with its carefully selected, interesting wine collection for the neophyte... More...

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Hi everyone, I'd like to visit Alsace from the 22nd to the 25th of August with a couple of friends and would like to arrange a couple of producer visits (Not just tasting, but more like. More...
[QUOTE]the rich people in China are not stupid, in fact, they acquired their money by making smart decisions.[/QUOTE] Couldn't agree more. There is a terrible tendency in Europe to believe that. More...
[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...
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