FINE WINE NEWS & COMMENT
The Loire Valley: Vintage round ups & the benefits of broad diversity - Wine writer and expert on the wines of the Loire, Chris Kissack, reviews recent vintages in the valley and explains why the diversity offered by this vast region is its trump card.
Special parcels from Luis Pato – some special bottles from the undisputed king of Bairrada, including his sparkling maria gomes, his Atlantico white from old vines and his highly sought after single-vineyard reds which are also available in large format bottles.
The Champs that got away – Specialist wine manager Janet Wynne Evans picks some of her particular favourites from the round of Wine Championship tastings. Though they didn’t make the podium they were consistent high-scorers on Janet’s tasting notes and come highly recommended.