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5 more exceptional wines from Spain, Italy and Australia

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Five more exceptional wines with world-leading flavours. 2012 Lindemans, Bin 40 Merlot, Australia (£7.99, Wine Rack and www.winerack.co.uk).  It’s easy to overlook big brands in favour of artisan producers in the hope that their wines would be more attractive, but this would be a mistake.  Australia’s big names make the most consistently reliable inexpensive wines […]

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6 Wines this Week including The Scribbler and Lodge Hill Shiraz – two Aussie greats

Daily Mail Article

I have five fabulous winter treats for you this week. 2011 The Ned, Pinot Grigio, Marlborough, New Zealand (£9.99, reduced to £7.99 until 31 January, Majestic; £9.49, Waitrose).  This delicious, lip-smacking, pear-juice-scented pinot grigio is silky smooth and luxuriously appointed on the palate.  The haunting aroma and plush flavours are totally hypnotic and it’s a […]

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4 more Stunning Christmas Wines and 3 Sparklers for Jamie Oliver’s Christmas Cookery Supplement

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Here are four delicious whites ranging from the lightest to richest styles imaginable. (lightest first) 2010 Brown Brothers, Pinot Grigio, King Valley, Victoria, Australia (£8.99, reduced to £7.19 until 6 December, Waitrose). The geniuses at BB have conjured up a superb pinot grigio and it really steps up to the challenge laid down by the […]

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Daily Mail Weekend, 3 September 2011 – 5 Great Deals

Daily Mail Article

I am going to swerve the Birthday cake with wine temptation and simply show you this week’s hottest tips. 2010 Fish Hoek, Sauvignon Blanc, South Africa (£7.49, reduced to £5.59, until 13 September, Waitrose). Behind this terrific, eye-catching label is a very tidy wine made by a small, highly talented team in Somerset West, near […]

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Daily Mail Weekend – 26 June 2010 – 3 Italian wines

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  2009 Giardini Falanghina, Puglia, Italy (£7.99, Sainsbury’s).  This is another fabulous example of one of Italy’s rarest grape varieties – falanghina.  It is on tip top form in this inexpensive wine, with gooseberry, greengage and lime notes cavorting around on your palate.  The acidity is so crisp and thirst-quenching, it can even handle chilli […]

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Daily Mail Weekend, 17 April 2010 – 5 new wines

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No theme this week except for mega-quality and terrific value for money, world class wines!  I am sure that you will approve.   2008 St. Hallett Gamekeeper’s Reserve, Barossa Valley, South Australia (£7.99, Waitrose).  Shiraz and grenache are well-practised partners, but throw the Port grape variety, touriga nacional, into the mix and you have something […]

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