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The most pressing matter in Campania is getting married, should you believe the many billboards along the way from Naples airport to Irpinia, one of Campania’s largest wine-producing regions....

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Superficially, Simon Baynham appears every inch the property man. He doesn't appear to carry cash, preferring to pay for even a couple of coffees with a credit card and he reveals facts and...

From €12.25,   21 Swiss francs,  $24.99,   £17.16, 167 Swedish krone Find this wine It's hardly news that Italy is making some seriously exciting white...

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I thought I'd seen everything in terms of unusual grapes' reach into the mass market when I first encountered Tesco Finest Teroldego some years ago, but this has been trumped by the recent...

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See also Taurasi - ahead of the pack on subzones , and this Mastroberardino vertical back to 1952 . The first part of my blind tasting in Campania earlier in the year was dedicated to...

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I am always banging on about the fact that Italy should do much more extensive research into the different terroirs in her wine regions in order to arrive at a system of subzones, or crus. But I...

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Walter writes: The story of Taurasi, Campania's sturdy, long-lived red based on the Aglianico grape variety and often referred to as 'the Barolo of the South', cannot be told...

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The rival, royal warrant-holding wine merchants Berry Bros & Rudd and Justerini & Brooks face each other across London’s St James’s Street. For generations they specialised in the...

From €20.88 and around US$45 Find this wine The first time I met Giovanni Ascione was in his role as presenter during a press tasting of Centopassi wines in Naples in...

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soil alkalinity A soil is said to be alkaline when the measured pH (see soil acidity ) is above about 8.0. Above pH 8.5 usually implies a content of free lime or common salt...

David Adlard, chef/proprietor of Adlard's restaurant in the centre of Norwich, joined our table and responded forcefully to the compliments on an excellent meal by saying, 'I am a simple man who...

14 May - 24 June Sainsbury's have their own riposte to Tesco's Wine Festival with reductions of 20 per cent on various areas as below:   14 May - 27 May   The...

Caterer & Hotelkeeper , the British restaurant trade weekly, recently carried out a survey of wine prices in hotels and restaurants. Not surprisingly, it found a wide disparity in the selling...

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