With each passing year, the Wines from Spain Awards throw up more variety and better quality across the board. Chosen from nearly 1,000 wines, the top awards demonstrate that while rioja is still a vital part of what Spain does well, there is so much more to the country’s wine today in style, in quality and in value. Spain in many ways is Europe’s greatest hope for a challenge to the New World dominance of the past two decades.
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Sunday 19 June 2011
Sunday 19 June 2011
Saturday 14 May 2011
Have you been on a train recently?
Sunday 03 April 2011
Saturday 05 March 2011
Wines of the week: Badia a Coltibuono Chianti Classico, 2008; Yali National Reserva Cabernet Franc, 2009; Saint Mont, 2009
Sunday 20 February 2011
Saturday 12 February 2011
Wednesday 09 February 2011
Sunday 06 February 2011
I love ice-cream all year round, not just during summer. I have made the custard base here simply with milk, rather than a combination of milk and cream; the end result is lighter, cleaner and more refreshing – almost Middle Eastern in flavour.
Tuesday 01 February 2011
Sunday 23 January 2011
Sunday 16 January 2011
Sunday 09 January 2011
Sunday 26 December 2010
Totally chilled: Festive ice cream flavours are on the menu this winter - including Christmas cake and stilton
Thursday 09 December 2010
As the winter chill sets in, it might seem entirely wrong to be talking about ice cream, but Robin and Caroline Weir, frozen dessert obsessives, believe wholeheartedly in eating the stuff every single day of the year. "Of course, sales go up in the summer," Robin says, "but it most definitely isn't a seasonal product. Rich ice cream is a wonderful thing to have as a dessert in even the coldest weather."
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