Monthly Archives: February 2013

Bubbly latin type meets Slav on Valentine’s Day

By the way many thanks to John Keats (RIP) for “beaker of the warm south” in the last blog. Yesterday Ann and I tried out some Moldovan fizz, courtesy of the Oakbridge Wine Company. Good stuff it was too. Some … Continue reading

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Another beaker of the warm south

With its good spicy fruit, length of flavour and decent finish Castillo del Andaluz is a winner for me. Shiraz combines with traditional Tempranillo in this Vino de la Tierra wine from Sainsbury’s. Bought for between £5 and £6.

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At home with a nice Rioja

I suppose you could say that a good finish is the parting gift of a good wine. I liked Waitrose’s Vega Ariana all the more because of its fruity, substantial yet seamless finish. No rough edges. A quality wine at … Continue reading

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Self-promotion Exercise? No, Not Quite!

This website is not exactly such an exercise although it’s great to sell Wine Talks and coasters. The blog is a diary which I hope to look back upon in years to come, and the coasters are an artistic outlet. For … Continue reading

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