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A Geezers Guide to #Brosé

Brosé entered the wine lexicon a few years back via the U.S where sales of rosé wine are increasing at an astronomical rate (premium imported rosé is up 41% by volume since 2014 over there). It’s one of those annoyingly … Continue reading

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Savage – Follow the line 2014

I recently tried a wine that I think you may be interested in, it was absolutely delicious. Savage wines have been causing quite a stir since being released a couple of years ago and for good reason. The man behind them … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wine – Vina Gravonia – One of the Best Value White Wines on the Planet!

It’s Wednesday so there might be a small chance that you’ve been pious and not touched a drop of vino since the weekend (well done you if so). I on the other hand have no such scruples, I work funny … Continue reading

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VNTLPR – Next Gen Juice

The first time I clapped eyes on some Vinteloper bottles I was torn, the styling seemed to attract yet repel me in the same instance. Standing out from the crowd with their colourful, contemporary graphic labels on a white background, … Continue reading

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Build Your Own – Wine Hipster

Wine hipsters are one of the foodie/drinkie strands of the hipster clan, they are easily discernible by their distinctive dress sense, love of (super) natural wine, extreme beards, wine related tattoos and patronage of  the capitals best bars and wine … Continue reading

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R. López de Herdia – Viña Tondonia

R.López de Herdia are one of Spain’s greatest, most traditional bodegas, founded in 1877 they were one of the first three bodegas in Rioja, following Murrieta (1852) and Riscal (1858). Still family owned and now run by the fourth generation, … Continue reading

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Rioja – Keeping it Real

Rioja is on a roll at the moment, in 2014 over 36 million liters of the stuff were exported into Britain, we now account for up to a third of all Rioja exports and Spain could overtake France as the … Continue reading

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