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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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Six iconic wines this week – some true bargains, too

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All six wines this week are iconic world wine styles. 2013 Mâcon-Villages, Chapelle aux Loups, Louis Jadot, Burgundy France (£11.99, Waitrose).  Waitrose gets a little shirty when I point out forthcoming discounts before they’re live, but I advise you to head to Waitrose on Wednesday – it will be worth your while!  This is a […]

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Six wines to complement Masterchef Sophie’s recipes

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Six stunning wines to challenge the senses and romance Sophie’s recipes this week in Weekend Magazine. 2013 Dolcetto d’Asti, Piemonte, Italy (£7.00, Marks & Spencer).  The Dolcetto grape is often a belligerent sort, but this cheapie is feisty, tangy and crammed with red and black berry juice.  It is a brilliantly evocative wine – accurate, […]

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Six stunning wines matched to Janet Street-Porter’s recipes

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Six remarkable wines this week with a few that are matched to Janet Street-Porter’s quirky recipes featured in this week’s Weekend Magazine. 2013 The Gum, Single Vineyard Semillon / Sauvignon Blanc, Adelaide Hills, South Australia (£10.00, Marks & Spencer).  This is one of the most rapier-sharp 2/3 Semillon 1/3 Sauvignon Blanc blends in Australia.  With […]

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Six great sweet wines this week – all superbly priced

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For some reason Weekend dropped the listing for Les Sablines – the finest wine on the page!  No space left I would imagine – anyway it is below as originally filed. Tesco Moscatel de Valencia, Spain (£4.89, Tesco). This is a simple and yet beautifully assembled sweetie with a pure, juicy, ‘grapey’ flavours and a lovely, […]

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Six spectacular summer wines including an outing for the rare Vermentino grape.

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More spectacular summer wines including an outing for the rare Vermentino grape. 2012 Paul Cluver, Gewurztraminer, Elgin, South Africa (£11.99, Waitrose).  I love the aromatic white wines from this elite Cape winery.  Unlike many sweaty, pungent, hefty Gewurz this wine is like an Alpine breeze rushing through an orchard bursting with ripe peaches.  The nose […]

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