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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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Hello Purple Pagers, hope you're all well and enjoying the summer! I'm going to spend a week in Dordogne in the middle of August and I was wondering if any of you has some tips for me please? As. More...
[QUOTE=Miran Kegl, Alvsjo;50841]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. More...
yes they have seen 09 and esp 10 burgundy rise and german wines firm rare and fine always will be resistant .Burg not only being the it wine has been lucky for investors as the low production in 10. More...
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