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Burgundy Tasting Trip: Day 8

November 10th 2017

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Day eight and a big day for us: eight domaines today on our agenda. By 8.30am we were standing with Nathalie Tollot of Tollot Beaut tasting her range. Unfortunately the frost damaged a large chunk of her vines so Natalie has decided to blend the two Savignys and both 1er Cru Beaunes. The star for me was her Aloxe Corton 1er Cru Vercots on the border with Pernand, which showed a bit more volume and intensity than her delicious village Aloxe. These vines were untouched by the frost. We finished on the Corton Bressandes which was harder to taste today…

The Friday Fix | Verdicchio 2016 & Monteleccio 2015

November 10th 2017

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BRILLIANT BOOZE: Today’s Friday Fix boasts two real Italian gems which are bang on the money for drinking right now and big favourites with the team here. Try a case of each and enjoy a sizeable discount and free delivery* Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Sartarelli 2016 – click here to buy £144.00 / 12 bottles inc VAT £12.00 / bottle inc VAT (List price £156.00 / 12 bottles inc VAT) Hailing from the Marche region on Italy’s Adriatic coast, this popular recent addition to our drinking list is a big find for us. Sartarelli are making some of the finest…

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Chile Trip 2017 with Errazuriz wines

November 2nd 2017

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Sunday October 1st: We all arrived in Santiago early in the morning and drove to Vina del Mar which is a fashionable and very beautiful coastal resort. We were staying at one of the most picturesque hotels, the Sheraton Miramar Hotel. Hugging the coast line, it is situated right in the heart of town and had the most beautiful sea views. We were met by the charismatic Eduardo Chadwick, one of the leading figures in Chilean wines and owner of the stable of Vina Errazuriz wines and a man passionate about Chilean wines and putting them firmly on the map….

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