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A Most Unusual (NEWTS) Tasting – Part 2

After some delicious whites the evening moved to the reds, but we stayed with Austria for the Pittnauer 2008 St. Laurent Dorflagen, a 13% Qualitätswein Trocken from the Burgenland region. Likened, and genetically related, to Pinot Noir, the St. Laurent … Continue reading

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A most unusual (NEWTS) tasting – Part 1

Last week’s NEWTS tasting was one for my fellow Wine Centurions, a selection of unusual grape varieties rarely seen in bottle or review. I took a slightly perverse enjoyment seeing the look of confusion on many of the faces in … Continue reading

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Wine buying in the U.K. (Chapter 2 – Other Supermarkets)

As discussed previously Tesco, ASDA, Sainsbury’s and Morrisons are the big 4 in U.K. Supermarkets, and offer a good wine selection, but for some of the better wine ranges (in terms of variety and quality) then you need to look … Continue reading

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