Tag Archives: Graves

chateau Brown 2010

I’m a Brownie

I have always been a fan of Château Brown over the years, and it isn’t entirely down to its winemaker and part-owner, Jean-Christophe Mau. The white and rosé  have particularly stood out, quite possibly because there are fewer opportunities for comparison with other Bordeaux châteaux.  The region only produces a total of about 9% of […]


Spring into Lidl 26/03/18

  Feeling thirsty?  Help is at hand.  On Monday, March 26th Lidl’s Spring Wine Tour will hit the shelves.  Good wines, great prices and a few that particularly caught my eye……   Champagne Bissinger Brut Rosé – £14.99 – Relatively dry for a rosé, well balanced and surprisingly complex – clearly some development in bottle.  I’ll […]

sauvignon bdx

Sauvignon for Summer

The popularity of Sauvignon Blanc is showing no signs of letting up. People continue to buy, wineries continue to plant. We drink it throughout the year, of course, but it’s an especially fitting wine for summer drinking because it is generally very refreshing, zingy and uplifting, and usually it’s bottled with a screwcap closure which […]