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The prosecco wars

I'm almost certain that everyone reading this column will have tasted prosecco in the last few years – if you've resisted, sticking solely to...

After orange, comes red

My recent discourse about the 'orange wines' of bodegas Joan de la Casa (www.joandelacasa.com/en/) provoked a number of comments and questions from readers (you...

The International Wine & Spirits Competition IWSC 2018

Built by the Canadian Army in the early 1940s, with the help of local civilian contractors, Dunsfold aerodrome, near Cranleigh, Surrey, was home to...

Black grape varieties for red Rioja

At Bodegas Hacienda Grimón – they prefer to let their wines do the talking! And why not, when they are so eloquent? There’s an impressive...

The future is orange!

In Cork Talk, I'm hardly likely to be talking telecommunications, the less so, knowing my ineptitude with most things technological! No, I'm talking about...

Private tasting – The reds

The cava and white wine enjoyed at a recent private tasting (ever thought of this for your club/association/group? Always great fun!) can be seen...

The culture of wine and its impact on the youth of...

There was no alcohol in our house when I was growing up on the Wirral (that peninsular between Liverpool and North Wales bordered by...

Private tasting – The whites!

I’m delighted to say that each year, for the past five or so, I’ve been invited to present a wine tasting for clients of...

Focussing on monovarietals and their terroirs

Viewing the labels of the portfolio of wines made by Casa Rojo is akin to a visit to a contemporary art gallery. This innovative...

Albariño at Pazo de Señoráns

The small portfolio – just three wines – of Pazo de Señorans consistently earns over 90 points (out of 100) in whichever Spanish (and...

Why we should drink Cava all year round!

If the trend over the last decade continues, and I've no reason to believe it won't, it's likely that we will see, when the...

Fizzing good wines from Bodegas Iniesta

As regular readers may remember, I used to be rather heavily involved in the world of football, from both amateur and professional perspectives. Like...

El Salze – Monastrell, and some!

It’s just two years since I was invited to taste a new wine from Bodegas Vins del Comtat within the hallowed portals of DOP...

The pruning pyres of Jalón

My first experience of the phenomenon this season was in fact during the dying embers (pun intended!) of December. A thin blanket of frost...

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