Tag Archives: Ramon Saavedra

Otros Vinos – The Full Monty

I went to a Tasting yesterday, which I hope to write up next week. What stood out about it was that so many wines were almost identical. Of course, that helped the best wines, the really good ones, to stand … 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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Return to the Vaults Part 1 – Otros Vinos

Back in the last century it was pretty simple if you liked wine. You had your own “wine merchant”, a decent fellow, one hoped. If you wanted “claret” then you took what he recommended, what he had. Likewise Hock, and … Continue reading

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City of the Pomegranate

I’ve just spent a week in Granada, my first visit to that beautiful Spanish city, crowned by one of the most beautiful buildings I’ve ever visited, the Alhambra complex. Of course, Granada is so much more than just the Alhambra … Continue reading

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The Funk, The Whole Funk, and Nothing But The Funk…Raw, Part 2

One nation under a groove, that’s what Brick Lane in London feels like on a sunny Sunday in early summer. You wander along, bumping into what seems like every race on earth, most of whom are sampling the cuisine of … Continue reading

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Raw (and Wriggling)

Okay, another corny quote, from a film this time (guess?), but seriously, I’m wriggling with anticipation for the Raw Wine Fair this weekend at Brick Lane’s Old Truman Brewery (public day, Sunday 15 May), especially after the success that was … Continue reading

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