Turkey, Australia, Spain, Portugal and France - globetrotting wines.

Wines for the fish recipes in Weekend Magazine today, plus a scoop with the first ever write up of a brand new, lusty, Aussie Shiraz.2016 Château Moulin de Launay Blanc, Bordeaux, France (£6.79, Co-op).  Dry white Bordeaux is this summer’s secret weapon.  This is a very reliable category of wine and they always offer great value for money.…

2015 Berry Bros. & Rudd, Mosel Riesling Kabinett by Selbach-Oster, Germany

It’s about time I headed back to Germany to recommend a summery white wine for your elegant sipping pleasure.  There is no doubt that we, in the UK, are spoilt for choice with wines from every corner of the planet crowding our shelves.  There is also no doubt that we often ignore the very great wines made on our doorstep.  German Riesling is obviously…

The Amorist - June 2017

You will know that every naked grape contains clear juice.  Whether black or white, they are all translucent beauties on the inside.  The technique for making a red wine red is to leave the vivid-hued skins in contact with the pressed juice.  This is called maceration, but like every term in life, it sounds better in French – macération pelliculaire.  …

Heaven - six wines matched to pies!

Us fathers know there is nothing better than a pie unless it is a pie matched to one of my wines!  The pie recipes mentioned here can be found in Weekend Magazine today.2016 Oxford Landing Estates, Sauvignon Blanc, South Australia (£5.75 - £7.99, Co-op, Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons, Waitrose, www.ocado.com).  Sold virtually everywhere on…