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Erin Mellor
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Wittering on.
Wittering on.

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When I pick up a Sauvignon Blanc it’s normally because I want something bright, fresh and lively, a wine that’s lived a totally clean and sterile life heading straight from stainless steel to sterilised glass bottles to my glass.  I live a fairly…
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I recently took a lean mean shopping machine trip to Waitrose.  I had a £20 off if you spend £120 coupon and I had a £100 Waitrose voucher I’d bought for £95 through PerkBox.  I was ready to shop and save!  When I got there Waitrose were offering 25% off…
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This Principe de Viana Edicion Blanca came in a mini selection box from Sipp wines.  It was an introductory trial box which oddly had one white, one red and two sparking wines.  I know it’s coming up to Christmas and all things are sparkly, but that seems…
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We’ve been living it up in Central Europe, having fun in Austria and Hungary, whilst we’ve walked miles and ticked off plenty of sights and artworks from our list, we did find some time to eat and drink well too.  I didn’t expect Budapest to be a centre…
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St Andrea Aldas Egri Bikaver
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Italian eateries in Leicester had something of a renaissance when Claudio Ranieri was in town.  It seems no-one in the city who ever ate in an Italian restaurant or gelateria was safe from bumping in to him.  He won plenty of friends in those restaurants…
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This Portuguese wine arrived in a mixed case from Laithwaites. To make life easy for evryone, the makers not only call it Lobo e Falcao, they also put [Wolf and Falcon] underneath, with a picture of a wolf and, you guessed it, a falcon on the label.  The…
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13 Reasons Why has been one of the big TV hits of 2017.  A Netflix original adapted from the book by Jay Asher, it has caused a fair share of controversy, discussing as it does the extremely sensitive subjects of teen suicide, depression, mental illness,…
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Pillars of the Earth is a cathedral building game, based on the novel by Ken Follett. With restricted resources, employees and choices, and the constant challenge from competitors with the same aims as you it’s an interesting medieval parallel to modern…
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Current concerns about how to reduce carbon emissions, combined with worries about how to move freight around Britain’s ever more congested roadways without bringing the country to a standstill have led to a renewed interest in Britain’s waterways. Canals…
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Much as I love Portugal, I’ve never really got to grips with the language.  I can have a vague stab at reading bits of Portuguese, using the remnants of my school Latin and Camino de Santiago Spanish, but my listening skills, which are always a little…
Aluado Chardonnay
Aluado Chardonnay
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