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View full post titled - 'Almaviva Tasting Event London'

Almaviva Tasting Event London

2017 marks the 20th year since Baroness Philippine de Rothschild, of Mouton Rothschild, and Don Eduardo Guilisasti Tagle, of Viña Concha y Toro, sealed a partnership agreement with a view to create an exceptional Franco-Chilean premium wine called Almaviva.

Posted by Sam Mudie on 12 October 2017

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View full post titled - 'Fine Bubble, Old Wines and Pop Corn'

Fine Bubble, Old Wines and Pop Corn

Last week Hermione and I were invited to travel to Aalborg in Denmark. If you look on Google there isn’t much to do there unless you are visiting family. We didn’t have family member to visit, so what persuaded us to go there? A very extensive list of wines that was sure to trigger our interest.

Posted by Christopher Jaubert & Hermione Egerton-Smith on 12 October 2017

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View full post titled - 'Why Armand de Brignac’s Champagnes deserve the hype'

Why Armand de Brignac’s Champagnes deserve the hype

Fine wine and hip-hop music aren’t an obvious bedfellow: I am yet to encounter a Cult Wine client waxing lyrical about Kanye or Stormzy over a glass of Corton.

Posted by Lukasz Kolodziejczyk on 11 October 2017

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View full post titled - 'Ducru Beaucaillou Tasting with UBS'

Ducru Beaucaillou Tasting with UBS

Durcu’s Brand Ambassador, the charming Pascale Blickman, walked and talked us through a range of the estate’s wines.

Posted by Martin Docherty & Sam Mudie on 22 September 2017

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View full post titled - 'Masseto and Solaia 2014 both released this week '

Masseto and Solaia 2014 both released this week

£4,200 per 12x75cl the cheapest Masseto available on the market.

Posted by Ruiqi LI on 08 September 2017

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View full post titled - 'Galloni heaps praise on 2016's ‘dazzling’ Right Bank wines'

Galloni heaps praise on 2016's ‘dazzling’ Right Bank wines

The critic’s latest report gives Saint Emilion and Pomerol a raft of top scores

Posted by Rachel England on 27 April 2017

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View full post titled - 'Coutet 2016 en-primuer released '

Coutet 2016 en-primuer released

The French wine may appreciate 10.8% as sterling dips 

Posted by Ruiqi LI on 20 April 2017

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View full post titled - 'Bordeaux 2016 captures critics’ hearts'

Bordeaux 2016 captures critics’ hearts

It’s already being hailed as a stellar vintage

Posted by Rachel England on 20 April 2017

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View full post titled - 'Behind the Cellar Door: Burgundy 2015 vintage'

Behind the Cellar Door: Burgundy 2015 vintage

December is not the time to be strolling through the vineyards of the Côte d’Or but to be in the cellar, tasting the 2015 Burgundies that are soon to be released.

Posted by Lukasz Kolodziejczyk on 13 January 2017

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View full post titled - 'Vertical of Verite'

Vertical of Verite

Located in Sonoma Valley, USA and created in 1998, Verite Vinery has achieved great recognition for their wines. Pierre Seillan, chief winemaker, has done extraordinary work translating the micro-cru expression from the soil directly to the wines of Verite. 

Posted by Lukasz Kolodziejczyk on 02 December 2016

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