Marlborough (/ˈmɔːlbrə/ MAWL-brə) is a market town and civil parish in the English county of Wiltshire on the Old Bath Road, the old main road from London to Bath. It boasts the second widest high street in Britain, after Stockton-on-Tees. The town is on the river Kennet.
Posts about Marlborough
  • Massey Dacta Sauvignon Blanc 2014

    Many years ago I worked in an office just down the road from the Massey Ferguson tractor factory in Coventry (England). It was great to see the wonderful tractors setting out all shiny and red for their new adventures around the world. Even the company cars driven by employees were red. The one downside of having that office job in such close proximity to Massey Ferguson came ...

    Golly's Wine Drops- 5 readers -
  • Wine Reviews: New Zealand

    …: $17 Light cherry colored. Bright cranberry and wild strawberry fruit on the nose along with sage, bay leaf and fresh roses. Medium bodied fresh acid, a silky smooth mouthfeel. Clean, floral, bright, cranberries, cherries and strawberries. Zesty with red apple peel, floral, underlying earthy tones. Very bright and tangy with a drink-me-now, food…

    Isaac Baker/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blogin Sauvignon Blanc- 5 readers -
  • Brancott Estate Sauvignon Gris 2013, Marlborough, New Zealand

    … Published by Simon Marlborough Sauvignon, but not as we know it… Brancott Estate Sauvignon Gris 2013, Marlborough, New Zealand (£10.49 Tesco, Asda, Ocado) Has some of the crisp lemon and lime character of Sauvignon Blanc, but instead of the ‘green’ flavours – cut grass, herbs etc – there’s muskier pear and peach notes. Think of a cross between Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Gris and you won’t be too far off the mark. B(+) Tags: Video Categorised in: Marlborough, Video, wine, Wine Education…

    Drinking Outside The Boxin Sauvignon Blanc- 2 readers -
  • the artistry behind NakedWines

    … will certainly pair superbly… just don’t forget to baste that turkey with a little butter! #NofatNofun 2013, Lay of the Lay Pinot Noir Marlborough, New Zealand Mike Patterson, winemaker 92 points, EXCELLENT Value … at the risk of sounding melodramatic: THIS. IS. MARLBOROUGH… superbly crafted, this is a Pinot that truly speaks about where it comes from just…

    a chef's journey to learn winein Pinot Noir Sauvignon Blanc- 6 readers -
  • Pinot Noir Around the World

    … to their "rubbery" quality. Finally, we went down under to Australia’s Yarra Yarra valley in the Victoria district, a cooler area on the southern coast of the country. This wine is beautiful with pomegranate, cranberry and great acidity. It brought me back to a trip I took to this area in 2009, when I sampled my first Aussie Pinot and took a $25 bottle…

    Wine Maven in Trainingin Pinot Noir- 2 readers -
  • Bird Big Barrel Pinot Noir 2012

    … this Pinot balance and length, The finish is smooth and long. The Bird Big Barrel Pinot Noir 2012 has solid, delicious fruit flavors and an expert display of balance, this is a highly satisfying drink. The flavors have weight, but this is a medium to light bodied wine, so do not pair the Big Barrel with foods that have flavors that are too bold…

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  • Big release, bigger wines

    … it lacks in porcine caramelization it makes up for in candied flowers, dense all-day cake and smoked beef ribs. So much rub (with too much brown sugar) needs slow cooking to assimilate, so wait a few years. This reminds me of good value Napa Petite Sirah (no relation) but for Lodi, at this price, this is the finest Syrah to be found. Great acidity, verve…

  • Fire Road Pinot Noir 2013

    … The Fire Road Pinot Noir 2013 is sourced from several vineyards located in the Marlborough region, which is in the northeast corner of New Zealand’s South Island. Marlborough is best known for Sauvignon Blanc, just check the NZ Sauv Blanc section of your local wine shop and you will see Marlborough on virtually every bottle. Marlborough also…

    CHEAP WINE FINDERin Pinot Noir Sauvignon Blanc- 3 readers -
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