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Fine wine writing aplenty

  • Article Wines of the week

    ​Andrea Felici 2016 Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi

    From $11.99, €10, £14.95 Find this wine Back in 2012, Walter wrote, with some feeling, a five-part series about disregarded Verdicchio and its need…

    4 May 2018 Tamlyn Currin
  • Article Tasting articles

    Lea & Sandeman spring into spring

    London wine merchants Lea and Sandeman held their spring tasting at the end of March this year, and at that point, spring couldn’t have felt further…

    3 May 2018 Tamlyn Currin
  • Article Don't quote me

    Coriander – stink bugs and soap

    My second-eldest sister and my aunt loathe the leafy herb called coriander (or cilantro). The sister says it tastes like stink bugs and the aunt,…

    3 Apr 2018 Tamlyn Currin
  • Article Wines of the week

    Wirsching Silvaner trocken 2016 Franken

    From €6.80, $13.99, £12.75 Find this wine The other weekend we opened a bottle of Hans Wirsching Iphöfer Julius-Echter-Berg Silvaner Grosses Gewächs…

    30 Mar 2018 Tamlyn Currin
  • Article Inside information

    Bytes of wine

    That bottle of wine just a few inches away from your glass is made of glass, cork (or plastic), metal and a little bit of paper. It’s just a little…

    21 Mar 2018 Tamlyn Currin
  • Article Don't quote me

    François Lurton's greener grapes

    ‘I have been travelling the world for nearly 25 years, and I do not remember a year in which the weather patterns have been so disruptive to the…

    13 Mar 2018 Tamlyn Currin
  • Article Drinks not wine

    Ireland's answer to Normandy

    They come from cork but not from bark. They come from trees, but not from marc. It’s wine of ice; not ice, nor wine. It’s port in spirit; not place…

    12 Mar 2018 Tamlyn Currin
  • Article Don't quote me

    Austria with an Indian accent

    Wine with spice is the proverbial Gordian knot when it comes to food and wine matching. The most adversarial aspect of the knot is chilli – or, more…

    7 Mar 2018 Tamlyn Currin
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    Right time, right place

    When the level of farm mud on and in our car gets to a point at which it might rival our neighbour’s tractor, we haul it off for an inside-out valet…

    26 Feb 2018 Tamlyn Currin
  • Article Drinks not wine

    Ginning widely

    There are tired terraced houses, grey flats, black and blue plastic council bins. Chocolate wrappers drift in the gutters, and coiled barbed wire…

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

    52 grapes out of your comfort zone

    Comfort will ruin your life. So says Bill Eckstrom in his TED talk on comfort, change and growth. We stop growing – and start to stagnate – if we…

    20 Feb 2018 Tamlyn Currin
  • Article Wines of the week

    Canalicchio di Sopra 2015 Rosso di Montalcino

    From $19.99, 125 Danish krone, €17.50, £18, 2,380 Japanese yen, NZ$44.99 Find this wine Having spent a few days immersed in Walter’s latest Brunello…

    16 Feb 2018 Tamlyn Currin
  • Article Free for all

    Cork Dork – book review

    There is strong message from Tam about the third example of her 40+ recent book reviews that she has chosen as the three to re-publish free.Cork Dork…

    31 Jan 2018 Tamlyn Currin
  • Article Free for all

    Reinventing the Wheel - book review

    This is the second of her 40+ recent book reviews chosen by Tam to share with everyone. Reinventing the Wheel Milk, microbes and the fight for real…

    24 Jan 2018 Tamlyn Currin
  • Article Free for all

    Bursting Bubbles – book review

    We are publishing free for everyone three of Tam's 40+ book reviews that so entertained Purple Pagers over the recent holidays. She chose the three to…

    17 Jan 2018 Tamlyn Currin