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  • Article Wines of the week

    Codorniu, Selección Raventos NV Cava

    From €6.99, 9 Swiss francs, $10.99, Ca$13.95, £7.95, 99 Swedish krone, etcFind this wineThis is a funny one. Although I am delightedly aware of some…

    17 May 2013 Jancis Robinson
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    Santa Digna, Estelado Rosé 2011 Chile

    From $15.10, £11.95, CA$24.99 Find this wine4 Feb - Miguel Torres Maczassek writes:'Thank you for the article regarding the Santa…

    1 Feb 2013 Jancis Robinson
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    This year's top 100+ - fizz

    This is a longer version of an article also published in the Financial Times.This is the first of four articles to be published over the first four…

    1 Dec 2012 Jancis Robinson
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    Is all fizz 'champagne' on the ocean wave?

    This correspondence is self explanatory, and possibly not unusual. Early July 2012    To Holland America Line [whose tagline is 'A Signature of…

    14 Aug 2012 Jancis Robinson
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    Champagne passed off as British!

    I heard twice, now three times, from award-winning Cornish winemaker Bob Lindo of Camel Valley today. His first despatch was to trumpet the fact that…

    23 May 2012 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Wines of the week

    Cesconi, Blauwal NV Trento

    About €25 Cesconi's evocatively named new metodo classico Blauwal (blue whale) from Trentino had me wondering for a moment what blue whales have to do…

    13 Apr 2012 Walter Speller
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    English fizz grows up

    This is a longer version of an article also published in the Financial Times.See 70 UK fizzes reviewed in England sparkles - tasting notes. I have…

    17 Mar 2012 Jancis Robinson
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    England sparkles - tasting notes

    See English fizz grows up for an overview. Earlier this month I had the great pleasure of participating in the second annual blind tasting of English…

    15 Mar 2012 Jancis Robinson
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    English wines assessed blind

    English sparkling wine really does seem to have a head of steam (carbon dioxide?) behind it at the moment, with upbeat reports on the rise of its…

    29 Dec 2011 Jancis Robinson
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    TrentoDOC - the tasting notes

    Yesterday I described Trento - Italy's overlooked fizz. Nearly 60 tasting notes follow, listed alphabetically by producer name (not including words…

    28 Dec 2011 Walter Speller
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    Trento - Italy's overlooked fizz

    Walter's tasting notes on nearly 60 examples of these useful sparkling wines follow. And see my reviews of a number of top English…

    27 Dec 2011 Walter Speller
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    Top 25+ fizzes

    This is a longer version of an article also published in the Financial Times. See also Some fine sparklers for more recommendations. All of…

    26 Nov 2011 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Tasting articles

    Some fine sparklers

    I've been hoarding tasting notes on various fizzes tasted in the last couple of months and here they are, together with a range of champagnes and…

    24 Nov 2011 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Wines of the week

    Dom de la Taille aux Loups, Triple Zéro

    From €11.40,  $19.97, £13.17, 2,990 yenFind this wine I was absolutely entranced by this wine when I tasted it in a line-up of assorted fizzes…

    21 Oct 2011 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Don't quote me

    Does English fizz need a name of its own?

    I wonder if English sparkling now needs its own appellation? Ridgeview once had the idea of using the word Merret to identify English effervescents,…

    4 Jul 2011 Richard Hemming MW