Wine of The Week


La Vieille Ferme 2017

I love this very easy-drinking rosé that is made from a blend of southern Rhone grape varieties of Cinsault, Grenache and Syrah. Fruity and fragrant,

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Cause & Effect Pinot Gris 2017

By Liam McElhinney, Marlborough, NZ for Naked Wines I have to confess that I like the odd Pinot Grigio but generally appreciate Pinot Gris more.

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PicPoul de Pinet AOC, France, 2015

Produced by Vignerons de Florensac for Marks & Spencer PicPoul is a previously little-known grape that is now very fashionable and deservedly growing from strength

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Grosset, Polish Hill Riesling, Clare Valley 2014, Organic

For some of my Beginner students this was their first Riesling – and what a way to start.  It had a delightfully fragrant nose and

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Cote des Roses Rosé, Gerard Bertrand, 2015

I have to admit that I was attracted to this wine by the beauty of the bottle design; its base (or punt) is in the shape of

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Bourgogne Aligoté – Dubreuil Fontaine 2013

Bourgogne Aligoté is the”other” white grape grown in Burgundy alongside its more fashionable sibling, Chardonnay.  This wine is light, crisp and refreshing with delicate floral

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Kalleske Pirathon Shiraz, Barossa Valley

Blackberry, black cherry, damsons, spice & pepper, chocolate (what more could you ask?).  Deep purple colour, full-bodied with enormous character, unmistakably Barossa. Harmonious balance of

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