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Carménère has been called many things, the lost grape of Bordeaux and the Count of Monte Cristo to name but a few, it is rare,...
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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...
£17.50
The Itata Valley is the Chilean wine world’s answer to the Paris Ritz in the 20s, the Havana El Floridita in the 30s or New...
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...
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Many wine drinkers go a long way to express their devotion to Malbec. We heard of one chap in Verona who would call passionate verse...
The legend of Vinus, the Heron, started on the Hérault River banks at the foot of Château Paul Mas in Pézenas. The story goes that...
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Life begins at 40, we're told… Presumably by the over 40s, as everyone else is far too busy gestating to come up with clever maxims....
Cosmopolitan is not merely a fashion magazine or a drink for wealthy women on the Sex and the City, it is the also the notion...
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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...
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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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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...
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If there is one thing we learnt from Star Wars it’s if you want to become a master you have to train with the best....
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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...
£15.50
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...
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Like Stephen King, Rocky films and the politics of Ronald Regan, the wines of Beaujolais have escaped the 80s and are more popular than ever....
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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...
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Respeto Malbec offers an intense, modern and consistent fruit profile. The wine is deep yet fresh, treating the senses to juicy bursts of plums, blackberries...
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...
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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...