Tag Archives: Alpine Wines

Zoo Time – Wide World of Wine Awards 2017

To be completely honest, I’ve never really been a great fan of Awards. Well, not since I used to fill in the NME’s Musicians of the Year Poll, which I can tell you was a very long time ago. The … Continue reading

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Recent Wines, Summer ’17 Pt1

As usual, I’m way behind in describing the best I’ve been drinking at home, but I hope that the selection below will make interesting reading. But first I do want to mention Solent Cellar‘s Sicilian Evening last Friday. It’s because … Continue reading

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Small is Beautiful

Regular readers will know who I’ve been buying wine from in 2015, my favourite small merchants and wine shops. There is another group of people who maybe don’t get as much press, or coverage in social media, who are doing … Continue reading

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Recent Wines (October 2015)

I rarely write about the wines I drink at home, but in light of the last post, and the one on the Oddities lunch, I thought it might interest or amuse some readers. For some people who I know read … Continue reading

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What, More Switzerland?

Jancis devoted her FT Column this week to Swiss wine. Much of it covered the native Fendant grape variety (aka Chasselas), and it didn’t seem she was too fond-ant (ouch!) of it, despite an otherwise very positive article. Fendant is … Continue reading

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Festive Mirth, Girth and Things of Worth

The festive season is always eagerly awaited at Chateau Crossley, but we don’t over indulge these days…well, not too much. The holiday began yesterday with a trip to the new Sam Wanamaker theatre at London’s Globe to see Francis Beaumont’s … Continue reading

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Dave’s Wine Heroes #3 – Alpine Wines

Alpine wines, a mail order merchant based in Yorkshire, grew out of Nick Dobson Wines, which was taken over by Joelle Nebbe-Mornod after Nick sadly passed away in 2012. Joelle actually started out in science with a Masters in Theoretical … Continue reading

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