Monthly Archives: February 2012

We highly recommend the wines of this small house based in famous grand cru Aÿ on the southern flank of the Montagne de Reims, having followed them closely for the last eight years.  But perhaps more significantly than our attentions, these wines … Continue reading

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The decline in admiration and desire for serious wine engagement in the UK is typified by how little most people, even those who profess a love of wine, know or care about Austrian wine.  Even inside the ark of connoisseurship, Austrian wine shares cinderella … Continue reading

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Here’s a champagne that early days though it may be, is the best I’ve had yet in 2012.  Those who follow Champagne and champagne closely will no doubt remember champagne writer Tom Stevenson saying anyone who made vintage champagne in … Continue reading

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‘Nothing but Quality’ was the founding motto of the German family Mumm in 1827.  The ‘G’ and ‘H’ stand for the Giesler and Heuser partners who joined the Mumms.  Move on 150 years to the post second World War boom in the 1970s and … Continue reading

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