2018 Aristea, Sauvignon Blanc / Semillon, Elgin, South Africa

I love the Aristea wines and the new releases are the finest to date.  Owner Martin Krajewski encourages his winemaker Matt Krone to reach for the stars while putting these wines together and this year the 2018 Chardonnay (with an offer price of £25 per bottle and £50 per magnum) is a suitably flamboyant creation, […]
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MoneyWeek Wine Club - December 2019

MoneyWeek Wine Club introduces a Stunning Winter Selection from Tanners Wine Merchants (t) 01743 234455 (w) www.tanners-wines.co.uk (e) sales@tanners-wines.co.uk A mixed case of 6 bottles (1 of each of the wine) is a bargain-priced £78 – this is the most popular choice with MoneyWeek readers. www.moneyweekwineclub.com/December It all looked so perfectly ‘Tanners-style’, my collection of […]
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Vega-Sicilia New Release Launch Tasting - 26th November 2019

  Vega-Sicilia New Release Launch Tasting 26th November 2019 These wines will be available to purchase on 4th December The prices were provided by the shipper and they are ‘in bond’ RSPs   2016 Macán, Clásico, Bodegas Benjamin de Rothschild & Vega-Sicilia, Rioja, Spain This is the first Macán Clásico which I have actually liked […]
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One of the top sparklers of the year and a very rare Greek wine in today's collection

One of the top sparklers of the year and a very rare Greek white this week.  The recipes mentioned below are taken from Lady Carnarvon’s Christmas at Highclere book. 2017 Wolf Blass, Gold Label Chardonnay, Adelaide Hills, Australia (£15.00, Morrisons).  Adelaide Hills is one of the most important wine regions in the Southern Hemisphere for […]
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2016 Chianti Classico, Casaloste, Tuscany, Italy

About a month ago the ‘Christmas wine samples’ started to flood in.  Waves and waves of cases of wine, with around the usual percentage hope of finding bottles worth mentioning.  I figure that of the tens of thousands of wines I taste every year, only 2% are of a sufficiently high standard to warrant a […]
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