Lusco Albarino

Thee best thing about having to go to Basingstoke is being able to stop off at the Berry Bros & Rudd Outlet on the way home. It gives me a chance to pick up some interesting wines sold by passionate people at a significant discount. It’s a bin-end bonanza so sometimes wines are a little… Read More »

Pazo Serantellos Albarino 2008

Galicia is wonderful, it’s as pretty as Wales but with warmer weather and better food and drink. Albarino is one of those benefits. The coolness and rain suit it well. If I see a new example I’ll pick it up. Pazo Serantellos smells good, there’s a peachy-apricot juiciness that is really inviting. It’s dry with… Read More »


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La Vendimia Rioja 2006

So Contador is in yellow and all is well. I can drink Spanish wine and call it necessary for blogging purposes. I’m so excited about how Bradley Wiggins is doing that I may have to stock up on English wine anyway just to be supportive. We had a La Vendimia Rioja which I’d picked up… Read More »