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Dipping my toes into the Loire Valley

I haven’t had the chance to drink much French wine until recently. A group of friends and I have got together to try French wines in preparation for the WSET …

Sabar Rhine Riesling Leszner 2017

I had to capture the tasting note for this wine as I enjoyed one of the last bottles of this vintage. The Leszner single vineyard is due to be turfed …

Austrian fizz tasting notes

Quick post recording the tasting notes of four wines, tasted for The Wine Merchant magazine in June 2020. NV, Weingut Schwarzbock Riesling Sekt ★★☆ – Bright nose of candied lime …

Wine pairings: why bother?

I want to talk about pairing wine. Pairing it with food, arts like music or books, or pairing wine to an occasion. Here’s what winds me up There’s a seesaw …