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Judge profile: Danny Cameron
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Thu 8 Aug 2019

Judge profile: Danny Cameron

Danny Cameron is a wine consultant specialising in Portuguese wines

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Big can be beautiful
Wine News

Thu 1 Aug 2019

Big can be beautiful

Today it can feel like much of the focus is on seeking out small, boutique producers. While it’s undoubtedly great to discover a tiny, niche producer, this shouldn’t be mutually exclusive with enjoying their polar opposite.

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Judge profile: Xavier Rousset MS
Wine News

Thu 1 Aug 2019

Judge profile: Xavier Rousset MS

Xavier Rousset MS is a restaurateur, entrepreneur and award-winning sommelier

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The world of co-operatives
Wine News

Wed 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
Wine News

Thu 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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Wed 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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Thu 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
Wine News

Thu 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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Wed 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
Wine News

Tue 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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