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BBC WM recommendations

Viña Sol Torres 2016 Sainsbury’s £6.00 (from £7) widely available. A firm favourite of mine and many others over the summer months. It’s a blend of Spanish grapes, Parellada and Garnacha Blanca grown in Catalunya in the north east around Barcelona, and available all over Spain and much of the UK, too. Once upon a […]

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Asda bargains

Patting our back pockets today…………… ASDA Extra Special Chardonnay Asda £5.78 An Australian Chardonnay, which is almost embarrassingly cheap, a real bargain. I know the Aussie’s were responsible for giving Chardonnay a bad name but this isn’t one of those wines. This is creamy with a definite tropical fruitiness, it has lifted crispness and a […]

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BBC Radio WM Recommendations

Tesco Finest Premier Cru Champagne                              £16 reduced from £19     12.5% abv Is it wrong to celebrate the kids going back to school? If it is, think of another reason for buying this champagne ……like, it’s Friday. Fizz Friday! This award-winning champagne never lets you down; it’s actually pretty complex for the price – citrusy, […]

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Radio WM Recommendations 29/07

Marks & Spencer Mineralstein Riesling 2014 £10.00 12% A crisp, refreshing and moreish white, not at all in the style of the German wines your Nan drank back in the day. This is a modern mouth-tingling joy; heady floral aromas, yet dry and taut, lively and zingy. Food match: Sushi, smoked fish and Thai food. […]