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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...
Our call to support independent wine merchants has had an enthusiastic response. Clearly our readers care very much indeed about where and from whom they buy their wine. This guide gives you a full list of all the reviews we have published so far - a good global wine-buying guide - although... More...
From €8.41, £10.69, 13.90 Swiss francs, US$19.99, AU$22.58 Find this wine Some wines enter on tiptoe and whisper their restrained but captivating spell. This wine bounds up to you, grabs you by the scruff of the neck and has your full attention. Then it starts to... More...
David Crossley contributes, at length, to our Indie writing competition : When I first saw this competition on Twitter I did wonder how anyone could possibly choose their one favourite wine retailer. As with many other readers, I buy too much wine, well maybe not too much, but too... More...

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thats what i mean nic most of these german wines are best after 10 years in the cellar i expect top grosses g dry cru riesling to be the same many get better with age , was your spatlese dying or did. More...
Loads of choices as even the top cru chateaux are keen to show off, just be prepared for a measly tasting and a fee on top. As a result of just an email enquiry in advance I've had good (i.e. more. More...
as only an amateur (not WSET calibre!) I have none the less had various visits and tastings in Alsace in recent years and found the reception in general very accommodating and generous throughout the. More...
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