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The Crozes Crusader

In his search for France’s greatest co-operative, Andrew Jefford has declared Cave de Tain “a Northern Rhône landmark”. Drawing particular attention to the Cave’s new £10m cellars, he writes “I’ve visited many vinification cellars in my lifetime, including those of high-tech …

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Lafran-Veyrolles: Top 50 Rosés from Around the World

In a tasting of 322 rosés from around the world, Decanter Magazine’s expert tasters ranked Domaine Lafran-Veyrolles’ Bandol Rosé joint first place with 6 other wines, each awarded 93 points. Commenting on the popularity of Rosés, the authors explained “Rosé wine …

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Weekday Winners!

These two wines have caught the eye of Decanter’s tasting director, Christelle Guibert…   Decanter Magazine – September 2016 edition  

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Yangarra – in vogue with Grenache

GRENACHE BENEFITS FROM MOVE TO MEDIUM-BODIED REDS Grenache has been an “unfashionable battler” that’s now benefitting from a growing demand for “medium-bodied reds”, according to Yangarra’s Peter Fraser. Fraser, who was named 2016 Australian Winemaker of the Year by wine …

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Wine of the Week – Domaine des Tourelles

Tom Cannavan is currently running his 2016 Rosé roundup on wine-pages.com featuring over 30 Rosé wines. During his search, he’s picked something “a little bit different” as this week’s Wine of the Week… Domaine des Tourelles Rosé 2015 is it! An unusual …

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Fantastic Fromm

If you’re looking for some top notch NZ Pinot Noir or Sauv. Blanc, you can’t go wrong with Fromm La Strada Sauvignon Blanc 2015 and Fromm Clayvin Vineyard Pinot Noir 2014. Click on the following for the full rundown:   …

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New: Edelzwicker

    Visiting Cave de Turckheim last October for their 60th birthday party and tasked to find something new to re-energise our sales of Alsace wines, by chance we saw and loved a label from their archive originally used in …

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Cavit’s award-winning sparklers

Our Trentino wine agency, Cavit, is celebrating more success in the recent round of Drinks Business ‘Global Masters’ awards….   First up is a Gold for Altemasi Trento Rosé Spumante NV (the highest scoring rosé in the competition, no less), …

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Nieto Newbie

Nieto Blend Collection Malbec Cabernet Franc 2014 This was the star wine from our whole South American buying trip last July and it highlights perfectly the changes which have taken place at Nieto, a great bastion of Mendozan wine. Winemaker …

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Love this! El Hombre Bala

I’m not sure why I have never written about this before, perhaps there is a part of me that wants to keep it all to myself? I have loved it since finding it amongst a line-up of opened bottles in …