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#NWTW Week 43: What We Thought of Primitivo

At the end of a long weekend of celebrations for my sister’s birthday up in lovely lovely Derbyshire, most people had buggered off back home ready for Monday morning work duty. The few survivors tasked with cleaning the place up (damn it!) were me, the wife, my mum and dad, and my cousin Trudi, who …

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Southern Italy Simplified ‪#1 – Is There A Point In This?

The availability of Southern Italian wines has never been incredible. Massive co-ops producing generic Pinot Grigio with little taste and even less texture had been the norm for years. Why? Well wine production in those states just doesn’t pay the bills. Or at least it didn’t for a long while.‬ So no one was producing …

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