Monthly Archives: October 2012

A Rose By Any Other Name

It has been said about the Roussillon wine region that its wines are perhaps more reminiscent of other Catalan wines than other French wines. For example The Wine Society’s French Full Red which comes from the Roussillon is labelled Vin de Pays des … Continue reading

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A tasting room with a view

I’ve just come back from a Wine & Spirit Education Trust course in London. Interesting experience to say the least! Excellent wines. Nice people. Lots to think about. In breaks I could look down at busy Bermondsey Street and even … Continue reading

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Smashing wine wherever it came from

I’ve just tasted a smashing wine – a Chardonnay/Colombard from Australia that retails at just £4.99. The geographical description on the label is no more precise than South Australia, so the “terroir” is not very specific, but at end of day … Continue reading

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