Made from Grenache Gris and Grenache Blanc – hence the name… Gérard Bertrand Gris Blanc 2013, Pays d’Oc, France (£9.99 Strictly Wine, Wineman, Askewine, Cellar Door Wines, Dickens House Wine Emporium, Philip Pruden Wines, Trina’s Wines, Freshfield Fine Wines, The Cellar (Buntingford), Divine Wines, Hanslope Wines, Riverside Wines, Cross Stobs Bottle […]

Gérard Bertrand Gris Blanc 2013, Pays d’Oc, France

Louis Jadot Beaujolais Rosé 2008, Burgundy, France (£8.99 Tesco) A classic spring wine, with flavours of crushed, ever-so-slightly cooked strawberries, some green apple freshness and a juicy, crunchy finish. B+ Le Rosé de Larcis Ducasse 2008, Bordeaux, France (~£10.50) Dry and gentle, not as sappy as the Jadot, but fuller […]

Wine Tasting Video: Rosés from France, Australia and Argentina

(Yes, I know it says Part 1 in the corner of the video, but it is Part 2 – the real Part 1 with the whites is here) Clos du Tue Boeuf Cheverny Rouge 2009, Loire, France (£12.99 Les Caves de Pyrene, Wadebridge Wines, Bacchus Wines, Philglas & Swiggot) Joyful […]

Natural Wines Part 2 – The Reds

Did a piece for Spectator Scoff recently all about natural wines – you’ll find it here. Have to confess that it’s the first time I’ve ever started an article in such a fashion, but that’s just the effect that natural wines have on a boy. If reading’s not your thang […]

Natural Wines Part 1 – The Whites