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In The Glass: Lectores Vini – Pomagrana 2018

by  |  09-09-2019

Trepat comes up with regularity on this site for good reason as it sits at that most delicate of intersections wherein it is approachable yet flavorful and not terribly alcoholic. This is no mean feat... more » Trepat comes up with regularity on this site for good reason as... more »

A gateway to Lebanese wine: Hochar Père et Fils 2015

by  |  22-04-2019

There are random appearances of Château Musar’s “Grand Vin” at a wine and liquor shop in the Duty Free of Stansted Airport which seem to be dictated by the laws of chaos. The temptation has... more » There are random appearances of Château Musar’s “Grand Vin” at a wine... more »

In the Glass: AA Badenhorst – Secateurs Red Blend 2012

by  |  21-02-2019

I try to live a life as free from regret as possible and overall, I think I do a pretty decent job of keeping my “regret debt” within decent margins. There are however two regrets... more » I try to live a life as free from regret as possible... more »

In The Glass: Telavi Marani – Kondoli Sami 2012

by  |  03-09-2016

I’m not a terribly huge fan of tossing in some French varieties with local ones as the mix is often unholy. I remember tasting a Greek wine from Naoussa that was Xinomavro and Cabernet Sauvingon.... more » I’m not a terribly huge fan of tossing in some French varieties... more »

In The Glass: Uvas Veloces 2015

by  |  12-08-2016

Sometime back we’d posted about supporting the Uvas Veloces project on the Catalan version of Kickstarter, Verkami. We’re not sure if it was our mention or a general curiosity for people to taste this wine... more » Sometime back we’d posted about supporting the Uvas Veloces project on the... more »

In The Glass: Mas Oller – Plus 2013

by  |  24-06-2016

It was more than 6 years ago that I first visited Mas Oller. It was so long ago that I remember having trouble finding them due to a lack of sign at the time and... more » It was more than 6 years ago that I first visited Mas... more »

In The Glass – Šember – Rajnski Rizling 2011

by  |  29-05-2016

Croatian wine regions don’t roll easily off the tongue and thus Šember from Plešivica might be tough for the Anglophone mouth to get wrapped around. This is a shame as their winery offers up some... more » Croatian wine regions don’t roll easily off the tongue and thus Šember... more »

In The Glass – Cutio Garnacha 2014

by  |  29-02-2016

With great pride, I fully admit to buying wines from Lidl, the once very trashy supermarket chain. They often have wines that pique my curiosity and the prices are such that they’re impossible to beat.... more » With great pride, I fully admit to buying wines from Lidl, the... more »

In The Glass – Mercouri – Daphne Nera 2012

by  |  04-02-2016

Trying to find out much about the Mercouri Estate is tricky as their website appears to be fully offline at the moment although their Twitter is up and running. This is a shame as this... more » Trying to find out much about the Mercouri Estate is tricky as... more »

In The Glass – Oprişor – Smerenie 2007

by  |  21-01-2016

If living Spain, wines from Romania don’t often cross your path. For those who don’t know, they do make a good deal of wine there. It just depends on where you call home as to... more » If living Spain, wines from Romania don’t often cross your path. For... more »