The potato rarely gets its moment in the gastronomic spotlight and we think it should be celebrated more! Here are some recipes from the archives to cheer up wintry nights with well-chosen bottles to match.
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Caroline Gilby MW looks at what actually happens to wine as it ages looking first at tannins and colour in red wines and tackling aromas and flavours in whites.
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Buyer Sarah Knowles stops in for a whistle-stop tour en route to Oz, fitting in a 'Marlborough Marathon' (10 producers in a day and a half) as well as trips to Craggy Range in Hawke's Bay.
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Tim Sykes accompanied Italian buyer Sebastian Payne MW on a trip to Puglia, Campania, Basilicata and Calabria and found plenty to surprise and delight even these well-seasoned wine buyers.
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