Bonny Doon Big House White

You’re reading the super old version of this blog, to go to the new blog visit www.wine90.co.uk Bonny Doon Big House White California Whites! We’ve got it all here folks. The Bonny Doon Big House White 2004 was popped and poured (well, unscrewed and poured) last night and just for once I reckon I’m in too…

Felsina Chianti Classico Riserva Rancia

You’re reading the super old version of this blog, to go to the new blog visit www.wine90.co.uk Felsina Chianti Classico Riserva Rancia Felsina Chianti Classico Riserva Rancia was the wine picked out last night in an attempt to banish the bitter memories of that shocking Villa Caffagio effort from the weekend and reaffirm my faith in…

Tesco Wines

You’re reading the super old version of this blog, to go to the new blog visit www.wine90.co.uk Tesco Wines There’s no Tesco round my way and as I’m senza auto there is no way for me to get my mits on the hundreds of wines on sale at the UK’s number 1 supermarket (I could use…

Domaine Ostertag Sylvaner

You’re reading the super old version of this blog, to go to the new blog visit www.wine90.co.uk Domaine Ostertag Sylvaner Domaine Ostertag Sylvaner, along with Jacques et Francois Carillon Mercurey were the wines out of the hat last night with the Ostertag number whipping the buttski off the Burg. The whites of Alsace are a bit…

Gaja Barbaresco 2004

You’re reading the super old version of this blog, to go to the new blog visit www.wine90.co.uk Gaja Barbaresco 2004 Though Gaja Barbaresco 2004 is now a couple of vintages old it didn’t really give me the excuse I needed to drink it. So I’m going to blame it on the credit crunch. This may be…

Ronco del Gnemiz Schioppettino

You’re reading the super old version of this blog, to go to the new blog visit www.wine90.co.uk Ronco del Gnemiz Schioppettino There’s something about Ronco del Gnemiz’s Schioppettino that makes it a real party wine. It may have been the Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc that went before it, but I’d like to think that it was…

Wine Language

You’re reading the super old version of this blog, to go to the new blog visit www.wine90.co.uk Wine Language It’s a funny old thing critiquing wines, the physical action of swirling, sniffing and slurping and the wine language we take for granted. Although I gain immeasurable pleasure from tasting wine, selling wine and talking about wine…

Franz Haas Wines

You’re reading the super old version of this blog, to go to the new blog visit www.wine90.co.uk Franz Haas Wines Franz Haas, 10 points if you can guess which part of Italy this wine producer comes from? Those with any knowledge of Italian history or geography will be able to figure out that Franz Haas wines…

Sergio Mottura Grechetto Latour a Civitella

You’re reading the super old version of this blog, to go to the new blog visit www.wine90.co.uk Sergio Mottura Grechetto Latour a Civitella Sergio Mottura Grechetto Latour a Civitella is one of Italy’s best Grechetto wines but a little on the QT *taps nose* internationally. Within Italy the wine is well known, mostly because Mottura is…

Piedmont Bargains

You’re reading the super old version of this blog, to go to the new blog visit www.wine90.co.uk Piedmont Bargains Every day I log onto xe.com and gnash my teeth, bite my nails and cry stained Barolo tears over the state of the falling pound. It’s happening though. The credit crunch is real, affecting my wine drinking…

Bucci Verdicchio Classico Castelli di Jesi Riserva

You’re reading the super old version of this blog, to go to the new blog visit www.wine90.co.uk Bucci Verdicchio Classico Castelli di Jesi RiservaBucci Verdicchio Classico Castelli di Jesi Riserva is regarded as one of Italy’s premier white wines and one of the only wines from Le Marche to continually receive the prestigious Tre Bicchiere award…

Moschioni Pignolo

You’re reading the super old version of this blog, to go to the new blog visit www.wine90.co.uk Moschioni Pignolo Moschioni Pignolo is a wine and a grape that are yet to feature within Wine90 and I have to admit a little ignorance on the part of this producer, the wines having been mentioned and recommended to…