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Making the Case for New Zealand Reds

In my inaugural red wine report, I consider the latest crop of New Zealand Pinot Noirs with a focus on the 2019 vintage and take a look at 2018 Bordeaux blends and Syrahs flowing from Hawke’s Bay.

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Valpolicella & Soave: The Times, They Are A Changin’

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South Africa – A Delayed Primer

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In Memoriam: Harry Gill

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2017 Barolo: Here We Go Again…

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The Vast Bounty of Central Spain

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2018 Tuscany Preview

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Extreme High-Altitude Wines from Argentina's Northern Valleys

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Conterno Monfortino Magnum Vertical: 1970-2014

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Friuli Venezia Giulia – In Constant Motion

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La Lumière Noire: 2019 Burgundy Additions


Vinous Table

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Lorne – Meal Kit Dinner

Overall, Lorne’s meal kit was a great success, even more than expected. Not only did the meal kit break up the stultifying routine of lockdown, but I was doing a tiny bit to help an industry inextricably linked to mine.

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New Year Lockdown

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A Vinous Thanksgiving

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Grouse Club, UK

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Sunday Night Supper Club


Vinous Favorites

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2016 Zenato Ripassa Valpolicella Superiore Ripassa, 91 points

Black raspberries, sweet violets, tobacco and hints of licorice form a dazzling bouquet on the 2016 Ripassa. This is silky-smooth, with a dark fruit persona. It’s persistent and balanced, as hints of nuanced tannins and tart wild berries create a slightly grippy finale. (EG)

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Cellar Favorites

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1996 Domaine Armand Rousseau Chambertin Grand Cru

Whenever I need an anecdote to clarify the inflation of Burgundy prices over recent years, I tell how one Tuesday night after work, my cousin came to my tiny flat in South London for supper. Since my cousin and I go back a long way, I pulled out a bottle of 1996 Chambertin Grand Cru from Domaine Armand Rousseau.

2011 Saintsbury Pinot Noir Brown Ranch (magnum)

2017 Domaine Roumier Morey-Saint-Denis Clos de la Bussière & Chambolle-Musigny Les Cras


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