Vintages Picks

Too Good to be True Pinot

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The Santa Carolina winery keeps amazing me with low priced, high quality wines. For example, this Pinot has classic Burgundian delicacy and charm –…

BARBERA AGAIN

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Excuse me for penning another Barbera recommendation – but when well crafted it is one of the world’s best medium-bodied reds. Best as in…

The Noble One

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A Sweet Ending for the Holidays De Bortoli produce the best Sauternes-style wine in the world. Not only sweet, but the exotic flavours seem…

THE PERFECT HOLIDAY RED

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What could be better for the Holidays than a warmhearted red – with plummy, spicy flavours. Sort of rich, but also lively enough to…

A Kinda Special White

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HAPPY ALVARHINO TO YOU! The top western corners of Spain and Portugal are home to Alvarhino, one of the great whites of the world….

My Perfect RED!

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For once the back label describes it perfectly, ‘the wild aroma of Syrah, the silky texture of Grenache, and the fresh tang of Carignan’….

Rich Reds

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MY NEW LOVE AFFAIR Fans of rich reds will be delighted to hear that I’m joining the ranks. At least with the wines from…