Campo Viejo Cava Brut Reserva

Some friends had a happy, healthy baby this week. Hurrah! She arrived a month earlier than planned, so we were delighted she was fine, but I was woefully short of Champagne to celebrate. A quick scoot around the kitchen revealed a few sparklers, but nothing from the required neighbourhoods in northeast France. I cracked open… Read More »

Kirkland Signature Signature Series Russian River Valley Chardonnay

Costco is the largest wine retailer in the USA.  That’s a bit weird, but as America has such bizarre laws about shipping and selling wine, it’s perhaps not surprising.  Wine wholesale and distribution practices in the US are not a cartel or a racket, no siree bob, absolutely not, no organised activity there at all.  Just… Read More »