Five amazing wines this week to go with Alex Hollywood's delicious recipes

I love this week’s wines because they are all so evocative, aromatic and juicy.  The recipes mentioned come from ‘Cooking Tonight ‘ by Alex Hollywood which is featured in Weekend Magazine today. 2018 Hancock & Hancock, Fiano, McLaren Vale, South Australia (£12.49, www.leamingtonwine.com; £13.50, www.kingsgatewineswinchester.co.uk; £13.49, www.thevineyardwineshop.co.uk; £14.99, www.gwinllynwines.co.uk; £14.99, www.bansteadvintners.co.uk).  The Fiano grape hails […]
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2017 Wiltinger, Riesling Trocken, Reichsgraf von Kesselstatt, Saar, Germany

This is a column about magic.  Not the David Copperfield or Penn & Teller style of magic, but real magic.   Not sleight of hand, not camera tricks, not misdirection nor illusionism – real magic you can touch and indeed taste.  The 2017 Rieslings from von Kesselstatt are true vinous magic and I have no less […]
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Vineyard - January 2019 - Own-Label Sparkling Wines

Vineyard – January 2019 Own-Label Sparkling Wines www.vineyardmagazine.co.uk Do you think that own-label sparkling wines are bottom-end, shelf-fillers for lazy consumers to chew on because they can’t be bothered to venture further up the scale to well-known, more expensive, branded wines?  Why do millions of consumers place their faith in their chosen retailers’ own-label wines […]
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