Vintages Picks

MOST DELICIOUS RED!

MOST DELICIOUS RED!

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Most wine drinkers tend to belong to either the ‘easy drinking’ or the ‘give me something interesting’ camp, with little cross-over. However, every now…

MEET SAVOURY SEMILLON

MEET SAVOURY SEMILLON

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While the rest of the world offers Sauvignon Blanc straight-up, the Bordelaise like to blend with the Semillon grape. With the wine below, the…

REVISITING VALPOL

REVISITING VALPOL

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Remember when Valpolicella was a popular go-to red? It added a hit of Italy to our Italian foods. Nobody ever raved about the wine…

ANOTHER SUMMER STOCK

ANOTHER SUMMER STOCK

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Regular readers will know of my fondness for native Italian white grape varieties. Grapes that almost became extinct in the Chardonnay era. This week’s…

MY KIND OF RICH RED

MY KIND OF RICH RED

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Spain is the new champion of crowd-pleasing, heavyweight reds with wines that often exhaust the palate after a single glass. But here’s an exception…