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Loire Valley: A fresh perspective

  During an all-too-short holiday near to Saumur last year, I was lucky enough to be able to squeeze in a few winery visits with wine-brokers Charles and Philippa Sydney. Having lived near Chinon for the best part of twenty years, few know the vineyards and winemakers of this region better than this husband and […]

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Sancerre Les Mont Damnés, Chavignol 2010

Sancerre is one of the classic French wine regions which produces vibrant, aromatic, dry white wines from sauvignon blanc vinified in a manner which emphasises the purity and clarity of fruit flavours. A common feature to the overwhelming majority of French wine labels is an absence of the grape varieties, in contrast to new world […]

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Perfect Fine Wines for Summer Drinking…

We love to talk about the weather in the UK and with good reason, as it makes each season unique, with its own cuisines and activities. With the sun finally making an appearance, allowing us to enjoy salads and barbecues, we have put together a range of wines perfect for enjoying now. This includes some […]

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