Domaine Clavel – Virtual Wine Tasting

Another very enjoyable tasting last week, returning to Southern France to Domaine Clavel in Languedoc. Based just north of Montpellier, there is a fine selection of wines from the fabulous appellation of Pic Saint Loup. A family of four all working together in the vineyard – Domaine Clavel is a lovely story for Pierre and…

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Pascal Jolivet Virtual Wine Tasting

Our first 100% white virtual tasting and it was an absolute cracker with the fabulous wines from Pascal Jolivet who is based in the Loire Valley. Two wines were on show, his 2018 Sancerre and his 2018 Pouilly Fume. First up, the Pascal Jolivet Sancerre 2018, which received rave reviews across the board from our…

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Pieropan and Tua Rita Tasting

We enjoyed a very interesting tasting last night with two super Italian wines. The first wine was from Soave in Veneto – from the fabulous producer Pieropan. We opened up with the Pieropan Soave Classico 2019 – 85% Garganega, 15% Trebbiano di Soave. This is the freshest and youngest wine in their range – and…

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Argentine Virtual Wine Tasting – Caelum

Last night we had a fabulous tasting of the new wines we have imported from Bodega Caelum in Argentina. With 14 screens on the call, we were particularly pleased to have Hernan Pimental with us, who was actually dialling in from Uruguay, who is one of the family owners of the vineyard. Hernan talked us…

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Raul Perez – Virtual Wine Tasting

We began our next round of virtual tastings last night, starting with two fabulous wines from Raul Perez from Bierzo in North West Spain. With 15 screens on the call, the canapé of the week competition had some strong contenders with some excellent Spanish delicacies. First up was the Ultreia Godello 2018 – this super…

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Special Italian Virtual Wine Tasting

Last night we had a fantastic tasting of three wines from Italy for the latest round of our Virtual Wine Tasting series. With 16 screens on the call, and alongside some fantastic canapes, we started by visiting Sicily and tasting Tasca D’Almerita Bianco Regaleali 2017. Beautiful, fresh, notes of apple and tropical fruits, a real…

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