Monthly Archives: July 2012

2011 Il Papavero Papaverone

Many people believe that critique…

Italy

The Hess Collection – 1993 Cabernet Sauvignon, Na…

Tonight I’m reviewing something a…

USA

2010 t=0, McLaren Vale, Australia

Seeing things as male or…

Australia
France
General

Tesco Own-Label Red Wines

Tesco takes its wine seriously. It is the current holder of the...
Italy

Aldi Italian Pinot Noir

There are several ways I could begin this review: I’ve never...
France

2009 L’Argilus du Roi, St Estèphe Bordeaux

As Alexander Pushkin, called the sun of Russian poetry, told us,...
France

Driving Tours and Wine Tasting in France’s Red Wine Regions

We all enjoy a glass or two of red wine. (Otherwise...
Chile

Carménère – a Rising Star of the Red Wine World?

A new red wine grape always prompts interest and excitement amongst...
Australia

AC/DC Wine Back in Black Shiraz & Hells Bells Sauvignon Blanc

This year London Southbank Centre hosted a Festival of Death exploring...
France

Marks & Spencer Reserve de la Saurine Red 2011

Of course I didn’t buy this deliberately: it’s unoaked. But when...