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  • The Spirited Wines Guide to Malt Whisky

    Posted by Nosey Flynn in Spirits July 11, 2014

    I misspent five glorious years completing a university education at Edinburgh. One consequence of this investment was an enduring love for and - without wanting to sound pompous - some knowledge of a drink called “Scotch Whisky”. Of all distilled spirits this is the one that has the most prestige. Unfortunately, this prestige (as well…

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  • Penfolds - A True Thoroughbred of the Wine World

    Posted by Balthazar in Wines July 4, 2014

    One of the bonuses of working for a wine company is the chance to sample many different wines and spirits from across the world. Whether it’s at trade tastings, informal in-store events or as part of regular staff training, the opportunity to taste wines for me never becomes boring or a chore but some provide…

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  • Staying positive through the World Cup - drink English Wine!

    Posted by Chardonnay in Wines June 25, 2014

    There was a time when English wine was received with a nervous snigger. Not any more. Now, according to our store managers at a recent tasting, people are coming in every day asking for English wine. There seems to be a kind of patriotic driven curiosity about it.
    There are a host of new and exciting…

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  • Sulphiting Talk: Additive Free Wines

    Posted by Botrytis in Wines May 21, 2014

    Increasingly, I am asked for wines that are low in, or free from sulphites, and in the past, this would result in me sucking air through my teeth with a concerned look on my face, and trying to explain how important the role sulphites are in the production of a modern wine.
    And they do indeed…

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  • Any Port in a Storm

    Posted by Botrytis in Wines February 26, 2014

    As I write, it is a beautiful morning outside. Not a cloud in the sky and there is even a hint of spring-like warmth in the sunshine, so it’s really beginning to feel like the worst might be over, and I can stop browsing ebay for canoes.
    The recent diabolical weather have left me seeking comfort…

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