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    Six wines to complement Masterchef Sophie’s recipes

    … Six stunning wines to challenge the senses and romance Sophie’s recipes this week in Weekend Magazine. 2013 Dolcetto d’Asti, Piemonte, Italy (£7.00, Marks & Spencer). The Dolcetto grape is often a belligerent sort, but this cheapie is feisty, tangy and crammed with red and black berry juice. It is a brilliantly evocative wine – accurate…

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    Six unusual and eclectic wines this week to tempt you off the beaten track

    …, Marlborough, New Zealand (£9.99, reduced to £6.66 each if you buy two bottles, until 1 September, Majestic). I enjoyed an amazing one-on one tasting with Mud House winemaker Ben Glover, in June, and he told me in intricate detail how he makes this wine – it is a beautiful creation with awesome citrus aromatics and a keen, racy finish. The deal price…

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