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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...

EXCITING EARTHY WHITE FROM SPAIN

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Fans of something different in white wine should check-out this Vintages offering from Spain. It’s medium-bodied with an interesting blend of oaky/vanilla, slightly oxidized, and exuberant freshness. Yin and yang all over the place! The...

SPICY, SMOKEY, SMOOTH, SEXY…on sale!

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Regular readers know that I’ve always positioned Rioja as the no-brainer, seductive red. And here is a quintessential example. So over-the-top that the experience is more suggestive of boudoir than the dinner table. Difficult to...