Wine Geekdom

You’re reading the super old version of this blog, to go to the new blog visit www.wine90.co.uk Wine Geekdom So when did it happen for you, Wine Geekdom? When did you go from being someone who enjoyed drinking wine… and beer… and cocktails and really anything of the sort to a person who became completely captured…

Inama Soave Classico

You’re reading the super old version of this blog, to go to the new blog visit www.wine90.co.uk Inama Soave Classico Inama Soave Classico is a wine that unites the world. Inama Soave Classico is ridiculously cheap, fantastically and consistently flavourful and gives you everything you ever wanted from a wine. You want a multi dimensional nose?…

Antonelli San Marco

You’re reading the super old version of this blog, to go to the new blog visit www.wine90.co.uk Antonelli San Marco Antonelli San Marco – It seems the German wines are boring you rigid so Antonelli San Marco then, the Montefalco outfit who are coming on leaps and bounds seems like a good way to kick off…

Frankfurt Wine

You’re reading the super old version of this blog, to go to the new blog visit www.wine90.co.uk Frankfurt Wine Frankfurt Wine – or the wines I found within Frankfurt are both well stocked internationally and well supplied locally. Frankfurt wines consist of popular, and mostly Tuscan, Bordeaux and Burgundian reds and the white wine on offer…

Wine Heaven

You’re reading the super old version of this blog, to go to the new blog visit www.wine90.co.uk Wine Heaven By the power of Greyskull! I HAVE THE POWER! Today I’m in wine heaven as greater responsibility of our range of wines has been passed to myself following the full time departure of our current product manager….

Mosel Riesling

You’re reading the super old version of this blog, to go to the new blog visit www.wine90.co.uk Mosel Riesling Mosel Riesling, or what 18 months ago was Mosel-Saar-Ruwer Riesling is the area of Germany where the Riesling grape finds its best expression. Aside from Alsace, the other great Riesling producing region of France, (that once was…

Bibi Graetz Testamatta 2005

You’re reading the super old version of this blog, to go to the new blog visit www.wine90.co.uk Bibi Graetz Testamatta 2005 Bibi Graetz Testamatta 2005 has been sat in my cellar now for a few months and with the recent review of Bibi Graetz Testamatta 2006 from Wine Spectator getting an unbelievable 98 points it seems…

Concha y Toro Casillero del Diablo

Concha y Toro Casillero del Diablo Reserva Privada Concha y Toro Casillero del Diablo Reserva Privada doesn’t sound very Italian does it? Concha y Toro Casillero del Diablo Reserva Privada isn’t Italian, not by any stretch of the E-magination. However, this weekend I sampled the worlds worst Barolo. I can’t even bash the producer because…

Wine Olympics

Wine Olympics Competition Being the sporty gal I am, the Olympics are always of the utmost interest to me. Every four years I get caught up in the fervour of this aging athletes last chance, or that 13 year olds backward somersault, and, barring the yawn-some opening ceremony and Andy (get a haircut) Murrays limp…

Abbona Dogliani Papa Celso Dolcetto

Abbona Dogliani Papa Celso Dolcetto Enrico e Marziano Abbona Dogliani Papa Celso is one of the best Dolcetto wines on the market today. Abbona Dogliani Papa Celso Dolcetto, produced in my favourite region of Italy, the Piedmont, is a QPR king in a region where QPR is becoming increasing hard to find. The Piedmont, home…

Fattoria Petrolo Galatrona

Fattoria Petrolo Galatrona Fattoria Petrolo Galatrona is a Merlot that should have appeared during Merlot Month. Fattoria Petrolo Galatrona is one of the most revered Merlot’s in Italy, Galatrona’s fairly small annual production of 13,000 bottles make it highly sought after though the price is nowhere near a Redigaffi. The 2004 was an awesome one…