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Please try and have these wines in the recommended context. Wine pleasure is about a match of wine and mood.

CLASSIC BISTRO REDS

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Regular readers will know that I consider Cotes du Rhone to be the Holy Grail of red wine. The flavours and weight have a feeling that’s perfect for so many of life’s situations – and...

PICKS OF THE NOUVEAU

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I realize that Nouveau wines are no longer news, and out-of-fashion in some circles. However, I’m still a fan and will be guzzling the stuff for the next few days – and nights. Nouveau is...

EARLY CHRISTMAS GIFT FOR FANS OF SPARKLING

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How can someone deliver a very Champagneish wine at a workingman’s price? Louis Bouillot is a ‘traditional method’ sparkling producer in Burgundy (established business and less costs for grapes than Champagne), and in this case...

COULD CHANGE YOUR MIND ABOUT GAMAY

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Our local winemakers are starting to change some drinkers perception of Gamay. For sure the wine tends to be on the lighter side, but it can be great company with a wide variety of events...