Amazing flavours this week from some thoroughly engaging wines

Amazing flavours this week from some thoroughly engaging wines with a few matched to dishes from the Dining with the Durrells book which is serialised in Weekend today. 2017 Lobetia Chardonnay, Dominio de Punctum, Tierra de Castilla, Spain (£9.75, www.ocado.com). This silky white is biodynamically farmed.  It not only confirms to organic principles, but it […]
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2017 Barbera d’Alba, Aves, G.B. Burlotto, Piemonte, Italy

I am extremely excited to introduce you to this incredible new release from Burlotto.  There is a stunning counterpoint between this wine’s old-fashioned label-design, which has barely changed since its founder Giovan Battista Burlotto’s time (he passed away in 1927 after supplying his wines to the Royal Court of Savoy) and the thrilling, modern, uniquely […]
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A globe-trotting collection of stunning wines this week!

Brilliant wines this week, with a few matched to the Durrells’ recipes from the new Dining with the Durrells book which is featured in Weekend Magazine today. 2017 Kleine Zalze, Vineyard Selection Chenin Blanc, Stellenbosch, South Africa (£12.95, www.oldbridgewine.co.uk; £9.99, www.robertsandspeight.co.uk; £11.99, www.northandsouthwines.co.uk; £12.99, Cambridge Wine Merchants tel. 01223 568989; £10.99, Luvians tel. 01334 654820). […]
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2017 Château Changyu Moser XV, Cabernet Sauvignon Blanc de Noir, Ningxia, China

This week I have a wine story which sounds so outlandish and improbable that it simply could not be true.  But it is.  I met with Lenz Moser, one of Austria’s most renowned winemakers, last week in order to taste his brand new Chinese releases.  As a precursor to his range, he opened a 1996 […]
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