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Will Lyons Best Easter Wines - Tetramythos Retsina Organic

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Lovely write up of the wonderful Tetramythos Retsina as a wine perfect for (our imperfect) Easter Tetramythos Retsina Organic, Apellation Traditionelle, Greece NV Full article HERE (paywall)

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La Crotta Di Vegneron, Petite Arvine, Val d'Aosta DOC, Italy - Telegraph Wine of the Week 15/2/2020

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Telegraph Wine of the Week 15/2/2020 "Made from the Petite Arvine grape, a few miles south of the Matterhorn in the partly francophone Aosta region, this is broad and smooth like a syllabub, with notes of clover and honey, and bitter inflections like lemon pith" La Crotta Di Vegneron, Petite Arvine, Val d'Aosta DOC, Italy Petite Arvine - The finest Valais indigenous variety - Jancis Robonson

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Assyrtiko in a nutshell - By Yiannis Karakasis MW

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Super article by Yiannis Karakasis MW delving into the terroir and expressions of the fabulous Assyrtiko grape, Greece's flagship variety "Assyrtiko is a variety that is bold, without being aggressive. It has a firm structure and a powerful personality. It needs time to unfold and to reveal the layers of its complexity. It is almost monolithic in its youth, but after 2-3 years in bottle, it will open in the glass and emerge as a beautiful swan." Yiannis Karakasis MW Read the Article Here Yiannis Karakasis MW website is highly recommended as a resource on Greek Wine, with great articles and tasting...

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Border Country Magazine - featuring our column on exciting Wine Regions

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See our column, plus many more in the new, locally owned and created, Border Country Magazine. Launched in 2020, Border Country is a bi-monthly lifestyle magazine, celebrating the culture and countryside, people and places of the Scottish Borders and north Northumberland. Available to order online now and at selected retailers. Border Country

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Armenian Wines in Decanter Premium

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Some great Tasting Notes in Decanter Premium from Caroline Gilby MW on a huge range of Armenian Wines. This is an exciting, ancient, high altitude wine region we highly recommend for exploration.  Kataro, Dry Red, Togh Village, Artsakh, Armenia - 90/100 Decanter (2017) "This inky purple wine has inviting aromas of crushed mulberry, bilberry and twist of black pepper, then bright berry fruit and an appetising grippy finish." Keush, Methode Traditionelle, NV, Khachik, Armenia - 89/100 Decanter "The high altitude means cool nights and 22 months minimum on lees to give a refined, delicate wine. It's whistle-clean with fine bubbles and gentle notes...

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