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Biferno Rosso in the Guardian (and Other Great Reds Under £10!)

Biferno Rosso in the Guardian (and Other Great Reds Under £10!)

21st March 2011

One of our most consistent performers has to be the Biferno Rosso Riserva, a Smooth and Silky Red Montepulciano Wine from Italy. So we were unsurprised to see this affordable classic featured in the Guardian by resident wine expert David Williams. David accurately describes it as ‘a mature, comfortingly old-fashioned wine [...] this has mellowed … Read more

21st March 2011 - No comment

Have Yourself a Merry English Christmas!

Have Yourself a Merry English Christmas!

11th December 2009

I’ve written elsewhere within this blog on the subject of my uneasy relationship with Champagne (in short – it’s overpriced and has a diminishing returns the more you pay). So when it comes to festive fizz I always like to seek out alternatives. This Christmas, the team at Classic Wine Direct have sourced their wines close to home… Read more

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Christmas Wines at Classic Wine Direct

Christmas Wines at Classic Wine Direct

7th December 2009

Choosing the right wines for Christmas should be pretty straightforward right? Well it would be if it wasn’t for that Big Bird in the middle of the table. For me, Turkey is as problematic as curry when it comes to pairing food with wine. Too often the bird is dry and bland  delivering little to the taste buds until it’s covered  in g… Read more

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