Category: Co-op

Co op Fairtrade wines
21
Apr
2021

Fairtrade – Sovee & Malbec Video Tasting

For the past few weeks my wife and I have participated in a zoom wine tasting with 3 other couples in which we all take it in turn to select…

Comtesse Saint Hilaire Bordeaux
04
Apr
2021

Affordable Bordeaux-Reprise

In my never ending search to find good affordable Claret (easier said than done) my quest recently has resulted in finding at least a couple of decent Bordeaux’s for around…

Extreme Bobal 2018
17
Mar
2021

Extreme Bobal

May not be an instantly recognisable Spanish grape variety but Bobal (pronounced Bow-bal) is in fact the most planted grape varietal behind Airén and Tempranillo. Most of the Bobal vines…

Shhh it's Riesling
05
Oct
2020

Shhh.. It’s Riesling

You may well look at this German Riesling and dismiss it as a novelty wine with its quirky cartoon label but in my opinion this is a pretty decent Riesling…

DAVIDA Garnacha
10
May
2020

DAVIDA Garnacha

Grenache or Garnacha is one of the most widely planted and versatile grape varieties in the world thriving in hotter climates where a lot of other grapes would struggle. So…

08
Dec
2019

ARTAN Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

Searching for a wine on the high street, popping into all the big major supermarkets, navigating your way around all the deals and promotions, half price this (which is probably…

07
Aug
2019

Two dynamic summer whites

I have to bring to your attention two white wines which I have enjoyed during our recent spell of hot weather. To start with I revisited a Vinho Verde from…

villa nardelli Sangiovese
21
Oct
2018

Villa Nardelli – Cuvée Carolina 2016

Hot on the heels of our recent trip to Tuscany, where we tasted some pretty decent wines, I am still enjoying and actively seeking out anything Italian that looks remotely…