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Anthony Rose: 'The Wine Society delivers on all the features you could want from a dynamic wine merchant'
Saturday 14 April 2012
The staid image conjured up by the name might deceive you into thinking that the Wine Society is some fusty Victorian institution of claret tipplers. In fact, this no-frills company delivers on all the features you could want from a dynamic wine merchant: consistent quality, great value, adventurous range and unparalleled service. Last month I came away from the spring tasting itching to put together a delicious dozen at around a tenner each.
Saturday 07 April 2012
Saturday 24 March 2012
Anthony Rose: 'Australia's success as the UK's favourite wine country is based on substance rather than form'
Saturday 18 February 2012
"Considering how long it's taken Europe, the Australian wine regional map has come rapidly into sharp focus in just two decades."
Saturday 21 January 2012
Saturday 14 January 2012
Wines of the week: Bodegas Tomas Cusine Vilosell 2008; Cordillera Reserva Privada; Cuvée Extreme, Côtes Du Roussillon 2009
Sunday 08 January 2012
Terry Kirby selects the best bottles to buy
Saturday 17 December 2011
Saturday 10 December 2011
Sunday 04 December 2011
Don't leave anything to chance! The key to a successful festive season is military planning, says our wine expert.
Saturday 20 August 2011
Anthony Rose: 'Vin de France is a new affordable category that makes it easier for French wine to compete with the New World'
Saturday 16 July 2011
In the dead of a German winter, three English wine writers sat round a table in an Italian restaurant discussing French wine. The start of a joke? Actually it was the end of one, the punchline being the French authorities' refusal to allow its more humble wines to use the name of their grape variety. A new French wine category, Vin de France, was born last year and we were being asked to road-test it with a group of German colleagues in order to make a selection for June's Vinexpo, the giant wine fair in Bordeaux.
Saturday 18 June 2011
The main conclusion of a week of judging 1,000 Australian wines at this year's Decanter World Wine Awards – black teeth apart – was the extent to which the regions are coming into focus as champions of specific wine styles.
Saturday 21 May 2011
Wines of the week: Sunday lunch Wither Hills Pinot Noir 2008; The Society's White Burgundy 2009; Palais des Anciens Côtes-Du-Rhône Villages 2008
Sunday 27 March 2011
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