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The latest in our series looking at country house hotels and restaurants with rooms finds some seriously good cooking in rural Perthshire
Six more producers profiled, plus notes on Franciacorta wines back to 1979 - and a video of the live disgorgement of that 35-year-old bottle
Weekly round-up of wine recommendations from all the major UK newspaper columists. Print out the page as you wine shopping list
Celebrating world Malbec day later this week, an unoaked Malbec from Argentina
It's profile may still be low in the UK, but Franciacorta is widely regarded as the best sparkling wine of Italy. Tom visits to discover more about the place, the estates and wines
the supermarkets may be a convenient place to pick up a bottle or two, but Britain's small independent merchants can still deliver on quality and price
Our wine quizzes are immensely popular, used in wine schools and hospitality colleges around the world, and enjoyed by tens of thousands. No googling - and how many points can you score?
One lucky person will win this fabulous case of rare Rioja wines from one of Spain's top estates. There's also the chance to sign up for competition sponsor Armit Wines' mailing list and save 10% from your first purchase from their amazing wine portfolio.
Budget Blues, Prosecco Sparkles, California Zooms, Languedoc does Edinburgh
Tom chooses his favourite wines from February's tastings, in four price brackets: La Moneda Sauvignon Blanc, Amalaya Blanco, Guigal Cotes du Rhone and Yabby Lake Chardonnay
Do you look for lower alcohol wines? Wines with a bit more alcohol? Does the alcohol make no difference to your buying decision? Cast your vote in our poll
our listings of wine tastings, wine dinners and other consumer wine events across the UK extensively updated
Update on the fine wine markets and wine investment courtesy of Liv-ex.
Our guide to restaurants offering BYO for you to take along your own wine now has over 500 locations listed, from the Isle of Wight to Aberdeen. An essential resource.
In my part of the world today, the greatest rivalry since the fall of the Iron Curtain reaches its zenith in the game of college basketball. It doesn't get much more competitive than this. Except, of course, in the great debate between the partisans of "natural wine" and those who favor extracting flavor by any means necessary.
A few weeks ago, reporting on a good $10 French red wine from Ventoux, I recalled with nostalgia the long-gone days when you could take your pick from a bunch of really good wines for $5 or so. Nowadays this species is just about gone, although not forgotten ...
Richard Fadeley's go-to wine in the cold days is often a brooding and earthy syrah. He got his tasting panel together to taste a selection of syrahs (or shiraz, as it's known Down Under).
Remember the old commercials where burly, bearded Orson Welles would intone, "We will sell no wine before its time"? Most of us had no idea that the brand he was hawking - Paul Masson - neither required nor would benefit from cellar time. That didn't stop us from yelling "It's time!"
The best Aglianico wine from the Campania region of Italy? It may be the wines produced by a small six-person winery called Cantina Giardino, in the town of Ariano Irpino, says Neil Duarte. He recently paid them a visit.
Americans "are finally moving in the right direction," writes Taylor Eason. "Many people are reaching for and craving something out-of-the-ordinary - authentic, well-made wines made by people who actually care." Such as Rhône whites.
Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book is an indispensable reference for the wine lover. Updated annually, this handy guide packs an incredible amount of information into a pocket-size volume.
When John Juergens visited California's Anderson Valley, he was overwhelmed by the natural beauty - and found some excellent wineries.
Here's a direct link to Steve De Long's delightfully geeky new wine-grape chart, a must-have gift for the serious wine hobbyist on your list.
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2012 The Black Chook Shiraz / Viognier
Deep garnet-purple in color and replete with lifted notes of ripe blackberries, freshly crushed blackcurrants and fresh mint with hints of pepper and aniseed, the full-bodied 2012 Shiraz Viognier has plenty of exuberant and juicy, blackberry flavors well supported by lively acidity and a medium level of rounded tannins. It finishes with good length. Drink it now to 2018. Importer: Epicurean Wines, Seattle, WA; tel. (206) 923-1376
Rating: 90 Estimated Cost: $14-$20
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes)
In an ongoing effort to defeat the unscrupulous scrapers of the world, we have introduced some changes to the CellarTracker RSS feeds.
Interior design, food photography, weddings, and MASON JARS! This is how you take advantage of the strong intent to buy present in so many Pinterest users. I’ll also add that putting up a board full of awesome infographics works pretty well too
If you’re talking to teens or people in their early 20′s, Vine is an absolute MUST. Get on there and get weird. You’ll be noticed for it.
Google+ isn’t just for Google employees! It’s the perfect place to show off your high-res photos and… ok it’s great for nerds, too.
LinkedIn: Log on. Make decks. Get money.
I’ve had crazy success using snapchat to push CTAs out to my followers. It’s something every marketer should at least be familiar with!
Keep calm and use more #Hashtags. Instagram might be the single best platform for reaching Millennials.
I have no doubt that there are many people who, upon their introduction to me – whether it was at a conference, or through a video I made online – didn’t necessarily like me. Or maybe they liked me and thought “this guy is full of it.” The cynicism around me and my brand is pretty high, and I’m very aware of it. But I love it. The reason I love this is because I know that once you look under the hood, I deliver. You can market your ass off, but if your product sucks, you’re dead. Your steak can sizzle and look crazy appetizing, but if it doesn’t taste any good, your customers aren’t coming back. In order to build a functional business that can take on a life of its own, your product just has to be real....
Is it a .gif? It better be. Tumblr is where the cool kids hang out. It’s fast-moving, trendy, and doesn’t make any sense if you’re not talking the talk. Get animated, get weird, and get noticed!
Ok so maybe I get kind of caught up in the potential. But to be fair, it’s worked pretty well so far, hasn’t it? Catch the rest of this Q&A session here.
It’s not all about how to get more followers! Get in there and have a conversation (and post an image or two while you’re at it).