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Côtes du Rhône Unravelled

Côtes du Rhône: surely one of the most recognisable and popular wines on our shelves.  But how many who casually pick up a bottle in their local supermarket realise how much more there is to Côtes du Rhône than its usual reputation as just an easy drinking, good value, medium bodied red? 325 more words


An Extravagant Cameo

We went to the cinema the other day. Let us suffice to say that there is a fan extraordinaire of the Harry Potter books and films in this house. 514 more words


Recent French Wines

The time I spend on research continues unabated but I am still tasting wine every day. Here is a group of tasting notes from the most recently consumed French wines.   379 more words

Tasting Notes And Wine Reviews

Hostess Gift, Holiday Gift: Grange Des Dames 2013 Ventoux: An affordable wine great for gift giving

This wine is under $15 in the Boston area and is made from grapes that will impress both the novice and the connoisseur. It’s a likable wine that is a safe bet for gift giving season, won’t break the bank and is different than most wines known to the average person.   422 more words

Psychology And Wine

Rhône Wine Week Ireland 2016 #4

Rhône Wine Week is the fourth such celebration of the wines of the Rhône Valley and runs in Ireland from 29th October to 5th November 2016.   227 more words

Tasting Events

La-La land

E.Guigal Rhone wine tasting

I was pleased to attend a wine tasting of selected wines from the noted producer E.Guigal a little while ago. It was hosted by Negociants rep Brett Crittenden, and Meredith Parkin of Glengarry Wines and Spirits. 854 more words

Bottle of The Week- Lavau Gigondas Red Rhône Blend 2013

If you recall the last post you might wonder why I am writing about wine from the same winery two weeks in a row! Well, I thought it would be an interesting comparison to do a back-to-back (if you can consider a week back-to-back) of two different Southern Rhône blends from the same winery. 276 more words