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6 stunning wines to match a Tom Kerridge Outdoor Special

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There is a Tom Kerridge Outdoor Special in Weekend Magazine this week and so I have a food and wine-matching extravaganza for you to enjoy. 2014 Hereford, Tempranillo / Malbec, Cuyo, Argentina (£7.49, Co-operative).  I am aware that I have twinned a meaty red with a bull on the label with a porky dish – Tom’s Giant […]

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2012 Mt Difficulty, Bannockburn Pinot Noir, Central Otago, New Zealand

MoneyWeek Article

2012 Mt Difficulty, Bannockburn Pinot Noir, Central Otago, New Zealand (£25.80, The New Zealand Cellar tel. 020 3633 3986 & http://thenewzealandcellar.co.uk/).  Melanie Brown’s London wine emporium, The New Zealand Cellar, opened on 29th May at 49 Brixton Station Road SW9 8PQ.  This pioneering Kiwi-only shop was financed by a vigorous Kickstarter campaign and Mel was ‘humbled’ by […]

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2012 Trinity Hill, Gimblett Gravels Syrah, Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand

MoneyWeek Article

2012 Trinity Hill, Gimblett Gravels Syrah, Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand (£17.99, www.slurp.co.uk; £19.95, Park + Bridge tel. 020 8993 0261, £18.92, Exel Wines tel. 01738 493535).  The Gimblett Gravels Winegrowers Association is a very well organised body.  Every year they send me a mixed case of wines from this unique wine region, situated on the […]

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Five wines under a tenner and a rare sweet Sauvignon Blanc

Daily Mail Article

This is an eclectic series of wines with deft food-matching skills for the Grills recipes featured in this week’s Weekend Magazine. 2013 The Ned, Noble Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand (£12.99, half bottle, Majestic).  There are very few sweet Sauvignons on the shelves because this grape is more famous in dry form (see Hartley’s Block below), […]

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Thrilling wines this week including a heroic magnum for an Easter feast!

Daily Mail Article

Thrilling wines this week and a heroic magnum for a massive Easter feast as well!  The recipes mentioned come from Weekend Magazine’s Tom Kerridge feature. 2009 Château Brande-Bergère, Cuvée O’Byrne Vieilles Vignes, Bordeaux, France (£15.00, reduced to £13.95 by the case & £33.00 for a magnum, Huntsworth Wine tel. 020 7229 1602).  This glorious, distinguished […]

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