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Boxing Clever – my top ten High Street Wine Boxes

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I don’t have a wine box in my fridge but perhaps you do?  Rightly or wrongly, wine boxes have a bit of a poor reputation for quality, so if I was not lucky enough to be in the wine business, with no shortage of wine to taste, would I buy in one?  Let’s consider the […]

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Six world famous wineries on one page today

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Six world famous wineries on one page today.  And some of them are matched to the Hairy Bikers’ recipes in Weekend Magazine. 2015 Rustenberg, Straw Wine, Coastal Region, South Africa (£11.99, half bottle, reduced to £9.99 each on a mix six deal, until 24 October, Majestic).  Made from Chenin Blanc and Viognier grapes that are […]

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A first ever write up for the Durella grape in Weekend this week!

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A first ever write up for the Durella grape in Weekend this week!  Some of my chosen wines are matched to recipes featured in Weekend Magazine by Jacob Kenedy, founder of Bocca di Lupo 2015 Les Esquerades, Lirac Rosé, Southern Rhône, France (£10.00, Marks & Spencer).  I love classy, expressive but, importantly, dry, rosé.  Great […]

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Some fantastic wines this week from exotic climes

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Some fantastic wines this week from exotic climes. 2015 Scala Dei, Pla des Àngels Garnacha Rosado, Priorat, Spain (£16.00, The Wine Society tel. 01438 741177 & www.thewinesociety.com).  This incredible wine arrives this week and it comes from a legendary Spanish estate famed for making massive reds.  The delicate, haunting, rose petal perfume of this rosé […]

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An epic range of flavours this week in my stunning collection of wines

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An epic range of flavours this week in my stunning collection of wines.  The recipes mentioned are featured in Weekend Magazine’s recipe pages. 2015 The Society’s Bordeaux Sauvignon, France (£6.95, The Wine Society tel. 01438 741177 & www.thewinesociety.com).  This razor-sharp, elderflower and gooseberry-scented Sauvignon is decisive enough to cut through a host of challenging dishes […]

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