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Recent Wines December 2022 (Part 1) #theglouthatbindsus

Straight from my Wines of the Year we move swiftly on to the wines I drank at home during December 2022. I say wines, but of the eight bottles which form Part 1 (lots consumed in December), one is a … Continue reading

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Wines of the Year 2022

My Wines of the Year were meant to follow my Review of 2022, in the first few days of the New Year, but I was struck down with the nasty “Not Covid” virus, which frankly lasted longer than my bout … Continue reading

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Recent Wines November 2022 (Part 2) #theglouthatbindsus

Part 2 of December’s wines (and a cider) drunk at home starts off in Czech Moravia, then we hit closer to home with Hampshire, try a brand-new Sherry (bottled in a flute!), before the run home with Burgundy/Tuscany/Burgundy. “p.a.n” 2020, … Continue reading

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Recent Wines October 2022 (Part 2) #theglouthatbindsus

The final eight wines from October include a few which are unusual, even by my standards, though for different reasons, and actually, one isn’t a wine. We have a smart Oregon Pinot, A Furmint from Austria, an Austrian red from … Continue reading

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Recent Wines October 2022 (Part 1) #the glouthatbindsus

October proved to be a month of restored health, post-Covid, which means plenty more wines to write about. Sixteen in fact, so I shall bring you two tranches of eight wines each. The following eight wines hailed from the usual … Continue reading

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Recent Wines September 2022 #theglouthatbindsus

September signalled our first month in Scotland. It has been wonderful, although after a week here I managed to catch Covid. As that took out thirteen drinking days (it was a long dose), I think we did okay on the … Continue reading

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Moravia 2022 – Richard Stávek, Maverick and Magician

First, an apology, both to my readers and to Richard Stávek, for taking so long to write about these wines. First, we returned from Moravia a week-and-a-half before moving house, and indeed country. Then, the same number of days into … Continue reading

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Recent Wines May 2022 (Part 2) #theglouthatbindsus

In Part 2 of my roundup of the most interesting bottles we drank at home in, effectively, the second half of May, I find a Jura-heavy selection, three wines out of six. The remainder come from Moravia, Alsace and Hungary. … Continue reading

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Real Wine Fair 2022 (Part 1)

RealWine, or the Real Wine Fair, took place at London’s Tobacco Dock venue on Sunday and Monday. This is one of the biggest natural wine fairs in the UK (along with Raw Wine), and possibly in Europe now. Organised for … Continue reading

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Recent Wines April 2022 (Part 1) #theglouthatbindsus

Almost half way through May and finally some wines from April emerge. I’m late because I had another week in Scotland, fuelled more by Whisky than wine, it must be said. But now back in the South of England, I … Continue reading

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