January 17, 2021

Moramari Fiano 2010

The UK marketplace for Fiano from Sicily is dominated by Settesoli, either directly or through the wines they provide for Asda Extra Special and Tesco Finest. Moramari has, however, managed to get itself onto the […]

Ananuca Chardonnay 2010

I’ve come away, briefly and unexpectedly, from the Italy-Spain wine exploration mission, and Tesco is entirely to blame. In a previous post, I made reference to the cunning ruse employed by supermarkets to put wines […]

Liñar de Vides Albariño

First things first – repeat after me: “ree-as by-shuss” Got it? Now pair it with every encounter in print with the words Rias Baixas and feel confident next time you want to order a pleasing […]

Monte Nobile Riserva 2005

Getting an interesting Italian grape does not mean one has to deliberately eschew the supermarket. Sometimes convenience has to win out over adventure and interest, and in fairness to these behemoths of the high street, […]

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