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A very rare white from the Douro this week!

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A very rare white from the Douro this week. 2015 Altano White, Douro, Portugal (£8.50, The Wine Society tel. 01438 741177; £8.99, Cambridge Wine Merchants tel. 01223 568989).   This is a quirky creation made from a rare collection of indigenous white grapes – Malvasia Fina, Viosinho, Rabigato and Moscatel Galego.  This is my favourite vintage […]

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A new label this week – Marsc Wine Co. makes a splash

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Five stunning wines this week. 2015 Marsc Wine Co., Shiraz, Padthaway / McLaren Vale, South Australia (£16.99, reduced to £9.99 until 7 October, www.virginwines.co.uk).  You must jump at the chance to take advantage of this awesome deal on this exceptional Shiraz, made from superbly suave, plum and dark chocolate-drenched Shiraz with some lovely oak highlights […]

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A curious, mixed bag of wonderful delights this week.

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A curious, mixed bag of wonderful delights this week to go with some of John Whaite’s Perfect Plates recipes in this week’s Weekend Magazine. 2013 Codorníu, Grand Plus Ultra Vintage, Penedès, Spain (£12.99, reduced to £9.99 each on a mix six deal until 24 October, Majestic).  With extra cellar time and a touch of oak […]

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A rare beer flanked by my usual bevvy of vinous stunners

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I very rarely write up beer, but this week I have a stunner, flanked by my usual flight of awesome wines. The recipes mentioned come from the Hairy Bikers’ Chicken & Egg Book which are mentioned in Weekend Magazine today. 2013 Camel Valley, Bacchus, England (£13.75, The Wine Society tel. 01438 741177 & www.thewinesociety.com). My English […]

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