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    Tagus Creek Shiraz/Trincadeira 2012, Alentejo, Portugal

    Bit of a bargain… Tagus Creek Shiraz/Trincadeira 2012, Alentejo, Portugal (£4.50 Asda Direct) I think of Trincadeira as being a bit ...

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    Wakefield St Andrew’s Chardonnay 2013, Clare Valley, Australia

    Published by Simon Not sure whether this has quite nailed the leaner style… Wakefield St Andrew’s Chardonnay 2013, Clare Valley, Australia (£22 Denby Dale Wines, Oz Wines, Fareham Wine Cellar) Quite tight and closed to start with, but slowly uncurls to show r ...

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      Stobi Vranec Classic 2011, Tikves, Macedonia

      Drinking Outside The Box - - 6 readers - Sturdy fare from a country whose wines we rarely see… Stobi Vranec Classic 2011, Tikves, Macedonia (£10-11 Cornelius Wines, Cork & Cask, Wine Rack, House of Townend, Turton Wines, North Coast Wine Co) Deep in colour, and stuffed w ...

      Three-legged dogs, Jack Dempsey and Rye Whiskey

      Another Wine Blog - - 6 readers - Imagine music so good, so soulful, so gypsy, so nasty, so pure, that it gets into the very marrow of your bones, rips your heart out and washes it gently in the lazy waters of the Delta then puts it back in your chest, only to leave you wanting more. Imagine a transcendent voice, both gravely and smooth at the same time, weaving tales of three-legged dogs, Jack Dempsey and R ...

      Celebrate Champagne Day Oct. 24th!

      Another Wine Blog - - 7 readers - Friday, October 24th marks the Fifth Annual Champagne Day, a celebration of the sparkling wine from the only place from which “Champagne” is produced: Champagne, France. Sponsored by the Champagne Bureau, Champagne Day seeks to remind consumers that while they can drink lovely sparkling wines from anywhere in the world, only wine produced in Champagne, France is truly Champagne.

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      Wakefield St Andrew’s Chardonnay 2013, Clare Valley, Australia

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      Tagus Creek Shiraz/Trincadeira 2012, Alentejo, Portugal

      … Bit of a bargain… Tagus Creek Shiraz/Trincadeira 2012, Alentejo, Portugal (£4.50 Asda Direct) I think of Trincadeira as being a bit like Carignan, and here, it gives similar peppery violet and blackcurrant notes to the sweet berry-roundness of Shiraz, with a note of vanilla making its presence felt too. B…

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      Neethlingshof The Caracal 2011, Stellenbosch, South Africa

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      Stobi Vranec Classic 2011, Tikves, Macedonia

      … Sturdy fare from a country whose wines we rarely see… Stobi Vranec Classic 2011, Tikves, Macedonia (£10-11 Cornelius Wines, Cork & Cask, Wine Rack, House of Townend, Turton Wines, North Coast Wine Co) Deep in colour, and stuffed with dark fleshy berry and kirsch flavours. Also packs in notes of coffee and dark chocolate, but while I like…

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      Stay Rad Wine Blog TV Episode 144: Syrah, Jerky, and BBQ Potato Chips

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      Vetus ‘Flor de Vetus’ Verdejo 2013, Rueda, Spain

      …Best region in Spain for white wine – Rueda, Rías Baixas or Valdeorras? Or somewhere else?? Vetus ‘Flor de Vetus’ Verdejo 2013, Rueda, Spain (£11.99 Meat, The Wine Reserve, Charlie Crown, Grape & Grind, Scarlet Wines, The Jolly Vintner Too, Shaftesbury Wines, The Cellar at Clevedon, Woodford Wine Room, Loki, Wright Wine Company, Richard Granger…

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      Wirra Wirra Church Block 2012, McLaren Vale, Australia

      … A consistent performer for forty years, and still going strong… Wirra Wirra Church Block 2012, McLaren Vale, Australia (£13.49 Waitrose, Ocado, Tesco, TheDrinkShop.com) Ripe fleshy cassis tinged with notes of smoky, earthy spice, some classic Aussie mint/eucalyptus notes, and a leathery note to the finish that will get stronger as it ages…

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      Wines of San Juan, Argentina

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