Just loved this quintet… Domäne Wachau 1000-Eimer-Berg Riesling Federspiel 2010, Wachau, Austria (£11.39 Waitrose) Like a clear mountain spring, this is exhilarating, herby stuff, still a little stern and young, but with sprightly grapefruit & lemon flavours and a taut herb and river pebble character on the finish. S- Domäne […]

Wine Tasting Video: Austrian Riesling

A tasting of six wines from FindWine – nice sextet, and their videos aren’t bad either… Monte Schiavo Pallio di San Floriano Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Classico Superiore 2009, Marche, Italy (£8.99) Young, rich yet fresh wine, with juicy pear, guava and lychee flesh but also a stern, earthy, […]

Wine Tasting Video: Six wines from FindWine.co.uk

Mixed emotions chez Woods this evening. At approximately 6pm, our hamster Smudge trotted off to the great trundle wheel in the sky. She seems to have gone out on a high after having had an energetic work out in her plastic orb in the company of five rather rowdy children. […]

Good cork, bad cork, bye-bye hamster