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Archive: Apr 2014

Wine Tasting You Say? Tell Me More!

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For all fans of the grape and its marvellous work do please read on.  We have some great events on the horizon so get your diary ready… We have 2 Tasty Tastings in May.  Two of our favourite winemakers are making the trip from the other side of the world to hang out in Crossgar […]

New from New Zealand – The Forrest Estate Collection

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John Forrest and his wife Brigid have been making wine in Marlborough since 1990 which is a not insignificant length of time in a country where winemaking as we know it only really began in the 1980s.  They’re a dynamic duo – constantly experimenting with new grape varieties and regions and making an incredibly wide […]

New Arrival – Dominio Del Bendito

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You might imagine that a wine from somewhere called Toro (trans. bull) would be pretty powerful. You wouldn’t be wrong. Think Toro wines, think red wines with plenty of muscle. These wines are intensely and deeply fruity with great tannic structure that will age very gracefully indeed. The wines are made from Spain’s native grape […]