Archive for May, 2013:

Advantage Tasmania

Published on May 28th, 2013
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With increasing demand for cool climate wines and wines that are fresh and refreshing, Tasmania is truly on song.

In the schist

Published on May 23rd, 2013
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France and Spain each have an appellation – Faugères and Priorat – based on schist that produces some extraordinary, bold, yet fine-textured red wines, with suppleness and surprising fragrance to the fruit for warm regions.

Minervois versus Corbières

Published on May 18th, 2013

I thought it about time I try to get to grips a little with the difference between these two adjacent Languedoc appellations. For too long I’ve not accorded them their individual identities.

Luis Felipe Edwards, Signature Series Syrah Reserva, 2012

Published on May 13th, 2013
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For £6 and just over, on promo, this was my best value for flavour wine of the Majestic press tasting.

Reducing the drip, drip, drip

Published on May 8th, 2013
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Water is one of our most precious resources, and irrigation is vital to much vineyard growth around the world, but how are growers reducing its use?

Marks and Spencer Toscana Bianco 2012

Published on May 3rd, 2013
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For £6, this was my best value for flavour wine of the M&S press tasting.

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