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NEW! The Ocelot: Latest Article now available!
The December 2017 copy of The Ocelot is now available in both print and digital editions. You can read my latest contribution looking at good wines to match to your traditional Christmas dinner here.
NEW! Aldi Wine Club 17th Panel
I’m back once again on the Aldi wine Club Panel for their 17th session, putting in-depth reviews on this site as well as numerous tweets out to highlight the latest bottles from their range.
Cru Bourgeois 2015 Official Selection Tasting
The 21st September was a great chance to try the standout vintage of 2015. You can read about last year’s wonderful showing here.
Vineyards of Hampshire 5th Annual Wine Festival
Showcasing the best of Hampshire wines from producers such as Hambledon, Exton Park, Raimes and Hattingley Valley, the festival was back for a 5th year and bigger than ever.
Set within the vine maze at Cottonworth Vineyard, you can read my thoughts on the day here.
Event: Laithwaites Vintage Festival Tasting London
I headed back to this amazing event on the 20th May following a fantastic visit last year.
In addition to the success of last year, this event managed to eclipse it by adding many additional sensory experiences. You can read all about them at my write-up here.