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The world of co-operatives
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mié 31 jul 2019

The world of co-operatives

If you're a small wine producer from a classic region and want to carry on the family tradition but already have a full-time job, one attractive and immensely practical solution is to join the local winemaking co-operative.

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Albariño – the perfect summer drink
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jue 25 jul 2019

Albariño – the perfect summer drink

The very fashionable Albariño has a number of similarities with Pinot Grigio and Sauvignon Blanc: its popularity on retail shelves, its flavour profile, and it’s also great value for money.

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The undervalued red Rioja
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mié 24 jul 2019

The undervalued red Rioja

When talking about ageworthy wines from classic regions, Bordeaux, Rhone, Burgundy and California come to mind, and rightly so. But one wine which always seems to be forgotten is Rioja.

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Touriga Nacional, a great alternative to Cabernet Sauvignon
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jue 18 jul 2019

Touriga Nacional, a great alternative to Cabernet Sauvignon

The king of Douro, Touriga Nacional, is probably the key ingredient in top Vintage Port, and more recently it’s being used to produce some top-notch table wines.

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Judge profile: Nick Oakley
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jue 18 jul 2019

Judge profile: Nick Oakley

Nick Oakley is director of Oakley Wine Agencies, a leading specialist in Portuguese and Spanish wine

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Portugal’s underrated whites
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mié 17 jul 2019

Portugal’s underrated whites

When talking about Portuguese wines, a couple of things come to mind: for reds, Port and the big and chunky offerings from the Douro.

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Misunderstood Madeira
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mar 16 jul 2019

Misunderstood Madeira

Madeira is one of the world’s most underrated and misunderstood wines. Christelle Guibert puts forward her case on why we should be drinking it more.

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The Tour de France through a glass
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mié 10 jul 2019

The Tour de France through a glass

The world's biggest and most challenging bike race is now under way, and many sports fanatics will be following this annual event.

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Top wines of Spain and Portugal unveiled in latest IWSC results announcement
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vie 5 jul 2019

Top wines of Spain and Portugal unveiled in latest IWSC results announcement

The latest wine results of the IWSC 2019 have been announced, awarding the very best wines in Spain and Portugal

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Riesling outside Germany
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jue 4 jul 2019

Riesling outside Germany

Riesling’s historic and cultural links to Germany mean that for many drinkers the two are indelibly linked. However, its remarkable virtues as a terroir-sensitive grape mean it has been enthusiastically adopted in other climatically-suited areas of the world.

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