Have you seen the film Searching for Sugarman? If not, then we recommend you do; it's a masterpiece, but it means this tasting note won't...
£15.00
Wine or maths? Not a difficult question, is it? We don't mind some algebra, fractions or long division occasionally, but the ratio of fun to...
£18.50
***Silver at the International Wine Challenge 2015*** This wine takes its name not from the Aussie slang for hard work, although judging by its magnificently...
£15.50
It is spring, moonless night in the small town, starless and bible black... Well, don't come crying to us, Dylan Thomas; if you were after...
£18.75
Looks can be deceiving. Have you ever witnessed a body builder weep? Or watched a manicured beauty queen don a pair of boxing gloves? Well...
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South African reds are all dark, meaty and chewy as biltong right? Well no, not all of them. As Bob Dylan famously sang "the wines...
£16.00
What did you want to be, when you grew up? We wanted to be a wine shop, see; no regrets. Some would suggest that when...
Winemaking is a lot more sciency than you might think. It involves complicated stuff like pre-fermenting, pigeage, pumping and pressure-controlled pneumatic presses. If that isn't...
Originally established by Robert and Yvette Michelas, the domain is now run by their four children. Most impressive that they have worked side-by-side for 30...
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Agustin thought his luck was in when he was approached by an eccentric entrepreneur and asked to produce 'as much red grape juice as he...
£18.00
We like to think of the wines of Canon-Fronsac as the Samwise Gamgee of Bordeaux. Sure, it might not have the glamour of Pomerol or...
With our rudimentary French we can only assume the Languedoc region of Pic St Loup is named for the wolf saints that must have once...
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Wine people are an odd bunch, intent on using descriptors that makes the rest of the world spit-take while sipping on their reasonably priced Cabernet...
£17.00
"You come to my tasting note and you say 'Don Oddbins give me Yarra Valley Pinot Noir.' But you don't ask me with respect. You...
£16.50
LL Cool J once told us not to "call it a comeback;" apparently he'd been there for years. Yet, we think that's a shame; a...
The French find it hard to explain the concept of terroir to Brits as there is no natural English translation. It's one of those things...
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The grapes for Black's Station Malbec are grown in a little town called Zamora (no relation to the ex-QPR striker). However, back in the 1800s,...
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Early in the careers of these vintners, they managed the vineyards and winemaking for other companies' wine brands. Given their prodigious skill, unsurprisingly they were...
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A band of brothers is a powerful thing. If you've watched the mini-series directed by Steven Spielberg documenting American troops in the Second World War,...
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What are the big differences between Australians and the French? Asked no one... Watch a fencing bout between the two nations and the cultural differences...