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  • Article Wines of the week

    Bera 2017 Moscato d'Asti

    An unpretentious start to 2019.  From 11.80 Swiss francs, 280 Czech koruna, $14 (by the case only), 139 Swedish krona, €13.65, CA$24.20, £17.50,…

    28 Dec 2018 Tamlyn Currin
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    Walter falls for Asti, sweet and now dry

    Walter is passionate about a light, sweet, lightly sparkling historic wine too often overlooked. Now joined by a dry version.  With the festive…

    17 Dec 2018 Walter Speller
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    Festive sweet and strong wines

    Sweet and fortified wines for drinking over the festive season, a follow-up to dry whites and reds. A version of this article is published by the…

    8 Dec 2018 Jancis Robinson
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    50 Rutherglen stickies

    6 December 2018 We're re-publishing this account of an extraordinary tasting six years ago, in anticipation of my forthcoming list of recommended…

    6 Dec 2018 Jancis Robinson
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    Raiders of the Lost Rivesaltes

    Finding a forgotten stash of old wine is an enduring fantasy of the oenophile, in which a treasure trove of dusty bottles is revealed by a sweep of…

    6 Sep 2018 Richard Hemming MW
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    Kracher, and Sohm

    The Burgenland wine producer Kracher is exceptional, as this obituary of Alois Kracher Jr from the Austrian Wine Marketing Board testifies. Not many…

    3 Jul 2018 Jancis Robinson
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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
  • Article Tasting articles

    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
  • Article Don't quote me

    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
  • Article Tasting articles

    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