Garganega


Blind Spot Garganega 2016, King Valley, Australia (£8.95 The Wine Society) Nice creamy texture, lightly peachy with a hint of blood orange and an exotic blossom edge, rounded but refreshing, with a juicy finish. S- Blind Spot Barbera 2015, King Valley, Australia (£9.50 The Wine Society) Not a as successful, […]

Italian grape varieties, Australian origin


M&S Soave Classico 2015, Veneto, Italy (£8 Marks & Spencer) Gentle nutty peach and peachy, young and fresh, still uncurling, soft, friendly finish. B- Taste The Difference Soave Classico 2014, Veneto, Italy (£7 Sainsbury’s) Hints of pine and fennel alongside the slightly jelly-like citrus flavours, a touch of nuttiness, OK, […]

Two Supermarket Soaves


Perfectly respectable wine at a keen price Morrisons Soave 2013, Veneto, Italy (£3.99 Morrisons) Doesn’t pretend to be anything great, but this simple, peachy white with its light nuttiness balanced by citrussy freshness is a decent everyday glugger. C+

Morrisons Soave 2013, Veneto, Italy



Purato Cataratto/Pinot Grigio IGT Sicilia 2011 (£6.99-£7.99 Ocado, Rhythm & Booze) Attractive honest juicy gluggable style, lively peachy fruit with a slightly smoky citrus bite and a touch of walnut skins, not too complex but satisfying. B+ The Society’s Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Classico 2011, Marches (£6.25 The Wine […]

Wine Tasting Video: Assorted Italian Whites