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    Bordeaux 2017 – sweet whites

    See this guide to all our coverage of the 2017 vintage in Bordeaux. This picture, taken at the Bordeaux Gold tasting, shows how carefully the samples…

    23 Apr 2018 Julia Harding MW
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    Massandra – Crimea's liquid crown jewels

    A shorter version of this article is published by the Financial Times. See also Doing business in and around Crimea.  When Theresa May criticised…

    14 Apr 2018 Jancis Robinson
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    Sweet and strong recommendations

    A version of this article is published by the Financial Times. See also my recommended dry whites, reds and fizz.In the third of my four round-ups of…

    16 Dec 2017 Jancis Robinson
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    Assorted sweet and strong TNs

    This rather random collection of 19 tasting notes is grouped according to whether they are fortified or not, and presented in descending score order.…

    7 Dec 2017 Team JR
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    A fine, dry future for Malvasia delle Lipari?

    See Sicily 2017 – the guide for all the fascinating articles in this series. There is a group of tiny islands, the Isole Eoli or the Aeolian Islands,…

    24 Oct 2017 Walter Speller
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    A plethora of Portuguese sweet and fortified wines

    This is the third and final part of my review of the Portuguese wines I have tasted over the last few months in London and Portugal. See also a …

    26 Sep 2017 Julia Harding MW
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    Ch Climens 'recent' vertical

    I'm publishing this today for those emphatically not interested in gin. Also because I am ashamed to have been sitting on these tasting notes, taken…

    17 Mar 2017 Jancis Robinson
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    WWC 14 - Christian Lowe

    Christian Lowe contributes the next submissions to our wine writing competition. Here’s how he describes himself: I am a 20-year-old male currently…

    9 Jan 2017 Guest contributor
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    Strong and/or sweet delights

    A version of this article is published by the Financial Times. We all at wish you the happiest and jolliest of Christmases. Since…

    24 Dec 2016 Jancis Robinson
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    Sweet and strong assemblage

    See this guide to our assemblages. Julia writes Although we try not to focus your attention on scores, in this instance I cannot resist doing so. Just…

    18 Aug 2016 Team JR
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    Please try more sweet wines

    This article has been syndicated. See also our Bordeaux assemblage published tomorrow. Not much about wine makes me sad, but the average wine…

    27 Jul 2016 Jancis Robinson
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    Bordeaux 2015 - sweet whites

    For more tasting notes and articles on Bordeaux 2015, see the guide. The one official Union des Grands Crus tasting that took place in the relevant…

    29 Apr 2016 Jancis Robinson
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    Bitter sweet Samos

    Turkish architect and wine lover Umay Çeviker sends this report on a Greek island he knows particularly well. Since the advent of Europe’s refugee…

    29 Feb 2016 Guest contributor
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    ​Lions de Suduiraut 2011/12 Sauternes

    From €10, HK$95, £9.99, $12.99, 550 New Taiwan $ per half-bottle, and from €19, £19.95, 279.90 Norwegian krone, 239 Danish krone per bottle Find this…

    1 Jan 2016 Jancis Robinson
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    ​The strong, the sweet and the succulent

    This is a much longer version of an article also published by the Financial Times. In the three sets of recommended festive wines that preceded this…

    19 Dec 2015 Jancis Robinson