Tag Archives: California

Ravenswood Old Vine Zinfandel Vintners Blend 2011

American wines are different.  Zinfandel may be Primitivo (and I do love Primitivo) but in California it gets a different treatment.  Sadly most of the Californian Zinfandel sold in the UK is White Zinfandel, which is usually overly sweet, confected, cheap pink wine aimed at teenage drinkers and people who don’t much like wine, but… Read More »

Blossom Hill White – How bad is it?

Blossom Hill is the second best selling wine brand in the UK, behind Hardy’s wines, although its sales are growing at twice the rate. It’s available at pubs everywhere and can be the only wine that many people have ever bought. Much as Carling and Fosters really cheese off CAMRA beer buffs, Blossom Hill infuriates self… Read More »