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The Wizard of Oz, with Guests

I’ve been to a few events recently where I find myself apologising for not keeping up with the Wine Blog, so what better reason can there be to dust off the writing cobwebs than a rare visit to the North East … Continue reading

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4 by 3…a NEWTS tasting

4 classic wine styles, 3 local retailers each offering an interpretation from their range; this was the premise for the July meeting of the North East Wine Tasting Society and meant a record 12 wines for the 2 hour meeting. … Continue reading

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Wine buying in the U.K. (Chapter 3 – Specialist retailers)

We’ve previously covered Supermarkets where wine is sold along with the weekly Grocery shop. This section covers the dedicated wine stores and on-line retailers whose livelihood is predominantly wine and spirits. Oddbins has been around since the early ‘60s and … Continue reading

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