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Weirdly Thénac is famous for the Lascaux Caves (faded graffiti of fat horses), truffles (a fungus that is a favourite snack for swine but inexplicably...
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There was a time when Portuguese vintners were seen as a bit like the Amish of the wine world. Not that they thought humans had...
£10.50
It can be demanding work being vegan; people are constantly trying to feed you stuffed peppers, Mo Farah is always on the telly trying to...
£14.00
Known as the 'heartbreak' grape, Pinot Noir is notoriously difficult to grow because its thin skin makes it susceptible to an array of threats. But...
£14.50
What we love about the wines of Cairanne is most people have no idea what the heck it is. “Is that a Gaelic female name?...
Plic, Plic, Plic is named for the emotional response to the sound of rain when you are inside looking out. Comforting that is, like looking...
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The birth of punk and rock '’ roll is rooted in young people experimenting with their garage band (musically experimenting, we have no idea what...
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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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Everyone has heard the story about the boy who cried wolf, right? Well, we don't blame the poor lad because after trying this German red...
Beyond the periphery of South Africa’s conventional vineyard regions lie great vinous treasures, resigned to anonymity; forgotten, abandoned or just simply undiscovered. It is the...
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Everyone agreed the old horse-drawn cart was just the vehicle to transport the Pinot grapes from vineyard to winery, but they failed to take into...
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Granite Hill Old Vine Zinfandel is made by the Kautz family in Lodi, California. Lodi is a famed region for growing Zinfandel and produces almost...
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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...
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Jeff Carrel started his working life as a chemist and while he found it rewarding he grew tired of people of confusing his role with...
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They might seem a fairly austere, old-fashioned lot, but Bordelais(es) tick with hidden passion. On the outside they seem elegant, carefully presented. Some even say...
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There is something very romantic about a family legacy. An object or tradition that can be laid down for future generations to appreciate. Such legacies...
Minervois is a region that has been making wine as far back as the Romans and beyond. In fact, the name derives from the region's...
A jack of all trades, Jock McPherson had a wild and varied career as a writer, soldier, fisherman, publisher, PR man and lead guitarist for...
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What makes Chile such a great place to grow Merlot? Perhaps it’s the cooling influence of the Pacific Ocean and the Humboldt current that allows...
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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...