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Just back from a nice little trip to Lyon for the weekend. Alongside scouring the wine bars of France's second city, I took part in a spot of judging (Languedoc reds and Swiss
I've just had my first encounter with the wines of Michel Redde et Fils, one of the oldest wine growing families in the Loire Valley. Covering 42 hectares in the communes of Saint-Andelain,
France > Bordeaux > Sauternes AOC Sauternes, on its day, is undoubtedly the best sweet wine in the world. The microclimate that prevails in this little area south of Bordeaux is conducive to
With the 2015 en primeur campaign underway in Bordeaux there is a great deal of excitement, anticipation and concentration on the red wines of the left and right bank. The naturally sweet wines
With so many fashionable wine regions making names for themselves at the moment, one can be forgiven for overlooking the tried and trusted favourites. Alsace, and in particular the 50 plus Grand Cru
I’m not bragging, but being in the wine trade for nearly 10 years gives you a fair opportunity to taste a wealth of different grape varieties. I am then, always excited when