Category Archives: Wine tastings

Burgundy v Barolo tasting

I recently was fortunate to enjoy a challenge tasting of Burgundy verses Barolo. Three flights and a bonus Barolo were poured each consisting the classic grape varieties of Nebbiolo and Pinot Noir.  First lets broadly refresh ourselves of these two varieties. Pinot … Continue reading

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Tempranillo bargain buy for Christmas

My love affair with Spanish grape varieties continues…. I have stumbled across a real bargain for you! First lets understand the grape variety. Tempranillo, a high quality red wine grape is grown all over Spain except in the hot south and … Continue reading

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Pinot Noir – 3 makers to watch for

I recently tried the following assorted pinot noirs which were from various years.  They  varied quite considerably due to age and location but may give you an idea which labels to keep an eye on. Remember, particularly from boutique wineries … Continue reading

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