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BLOCKBUSTER RED

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Ridge’s Lytton Springs red delivers the wow so often lacking in big ticket bottles. The feeling is naturally Rhoneish due to the grape varieties in the blend, but the weight is Californian, big. As is...

COLOURFUL, DELICIOUS & UNDERPRICED!

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Over the next few weeks I’ll be covering the Holiday needs – from sensible to extravagant. And a few fun side-shows. Speaking of which, how about an excellent sparkling wine in a stunning bottle! VERY...

TORRES DOES RIOJA DIFFERENTLY

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When I looked up my notes on this wine from a visit to Torres in the spring they read “not typical Rioja, more earthy, less spicy than usual”. Tasting the wine again, I’m reminded of...

FOR THE LOVE OF BARNYARD!

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Can I tempt you with a red wine that’s a little stinky, a little raunchy, and very ‘farmyard-ish? But there’s also a delicious berry sweetness. Characteristics enjoyed by fans of Pinot Noir. A few years...