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Fine wine writing aplenty

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    Liquidation looms for showcase Cape estate

    12 September 2018  The Daily Maverick last night republished this article so as to provide a right of reply, albeit under a rather misleading…

    6 Sep 2018 Tamlyn Currin
  • Article Wines of the week

    Vigneau-Chevreau, Cuvée Silex Sec 2016 Vouvray

    From $14.99, £13.50, 2,073 Japanese yen Find this wine I fully realise that less than a month ago, my wine of the week was another Chenin Blanc, and…

    31 Aug 2018 Tamlyn Currin
  • Article Don't quote me

    Oysters, a car chase and a flambadou

    There is a Facebook group called Country Woodsmoke. Its surprisingly diverse members are people as much into outdoor cooking as us lot here are into…

    16 Aug 2018 Tamlyn Currin
  • Article Drinks not wine

    Tea with spirit

    Newcastle upon Tyne, in the far north east of England, is not known for the finer things in life. You can expect pease pudding (heavily boiled yellow…

    6 Aug 2018 Tamlyn Currin
  • Article Wines of the week

    Testalonga, Baby Bandito Keep On Punching 2017 Swartland

    From 135 South African rand, £15.50, €16.80, NZ$34.99, AU$40, 250 Norwegian kroner Find this wine Deeply conservative South Africa did not (and to a…

    3 Aug 2018 Tamlyn Currin
  • Article Tasting articles

    Roussillon rosés in 2018

    See this guide to our recent coverage of pink wines, and in particular the more than 300 Languedoc rosés assessed in yesterday's tasting article. …

    24 Jul 2018 Tamlyn Currin
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    Languedoc rosés in 2018

    See this guide to our recent coverage of pink wines. One of the most striking sights in the world of wine is a line-up of rosés from different parts…

    23 Jul 2018 Tamlyn Currin
  • Article Don't quote me

    Adrift on a sea of pink

    See this guide for links to all the articles in our 2018 coverage of rosé wines. Lesson learned: don’t underestimate the grapevine of the south of…

    20 Jul 2018 Tamlyn Currin
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    On a pink soap box

    See this guide for links to all the articles in our 2018 coverage of rosé wines. 19 July 2018 Tam's cri de coeur about the dire state of packaging of…

    19 Jul 2018 Tamlyn Currin
  • Article Tasting articles

    Southern France's best?

    For the last six years, Sud de France, the organisation that champions food, wine and tourism in Languedoc and Roussillon, has held a Top 100 wine…

    16 Jul 2018 Tamlyn Currin
  • Article Wines of the week

    Ch Puech-Haut, Prestige Rosé 2017 Languedoc-St Drézéry

    See this guide for links to all the articles in our 2018 coverage of rosé wines. €10.90, $15, £14.25, CA$23.45, 18.50 Swiss francs, 199 Swedish krona …

    6 Jul 2018 Tamlyn Currin
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    ​Wine – A Way Of Life – book review

    Wine – A Way Of Life Steven Spurrier Published by Adelphi ISBN 9780956238788  £20  ‘When he was about six years old, my elder grandson…

    28 Jun 2018 Tamlyn Currin
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    France's 2018 growing season so far

    It’s mid June, and we’re sitting in the kitchen in a small village in the Aude, watching rain lashing the window panes. The last time I was here in…

    19 Jun 2018 Tamlyn Currin
  • Article Wines of the week

    Dom de Chevilly 2017 Quincy

    From €10.50, $16.99, £14.95  Find this wine Despite being the first French white wine to be given AOC status, Quincy has persistently been…

    8 Jun 2018 Tamlyn Currin
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    Not Hungary at all ...

    Perhaps Tam should enter this exciting Hungarian wine writing competition... At ten o’clock in the morning, sunlight pouring in from tall windows…

    6 Jun 2018 Tamlyn Currin