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  • Raka: The Fisherman's Friend

    Aug 01 2019
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    Here at Weavers we pride ourselves on our ability to sniff out great wines from unexpected corners of the world but in the case of the Raka Sauvignon Blanc the leg work was actually done for us by one of our customers! A local restauaunt with whom we have been working closely for many years pointed us in the direction of this sensational little winery and we were so impressed with the quality that we couldn't resist sharing them with you.

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  • This Is Not Pinot Grigio, This Is Grauburgunder!

    Aug 01 2019
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    The term Grauburgunder may not mean a lot to you but I am willing to bet that 99% of our Wine Club members will have at least tried one of its not so distant cousins. 

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  • White Bordeaux: A Forgotten Gem From France

    Aug 01 2019
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    When you consider the vast cultural, historical and economic importance of the wine trade there is one area above all others that truly encapsulates the the very heart and soul of this wonderful drink, Bordeaux.

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  • A Wine To Go With Sausages

    Aug 01 2019
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    Grenache is one of the grapes that you may have heard of but may not necessarily be a go-to style.

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  • A Harmonious Rioja That Breaks With Tradition

    Aug 01 2019
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    Rioja is one of the most reverred and recognisable styles of wine in the world. The production process is steeped in tradition and regulation so when Mary suggested including a wine that breaks from the conventions of the region, it is fair to say that my interest was piqued.

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  • A Malbec With Altitude

    Aug 01 2019
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    The wines of Patricio Gouguenheim have become such a staple of our range that it was with great surprise that I discovered that his best selling wine had yet to make it into the Wine Club. This is one of Eilidh's favourite wines in so our decision to include it was met with great approval.

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  • Duca di Saragnano: The Needle in a Haystack

    Aug 01 2019
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    The name Chianti is synonymous with inconsistency. It is an area which is responsible for some of the finest wines in Italy whilst at the same time producing vast quantities of table wines of questionable quality. It is for this reason that you must tread carefully when selecting a Chianti but there are definitely gems to be found.

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  • Philip's Favourites From Portugal

    Aug 01 2019
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    The wines of Portugal are amongst Philip's favourite due to their approachable, juicy style and versatility in terms of pairing with food. 

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  • A Sensory Experince in Southern France

    Aug 01 2019
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    When selecting wines to include in the Wine Club we are always on the look out for something that resonates with the area in which it is grown. There are few wines which reflect a sense of place better than those of Domaine la Grange.

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  • Tradtional, Unique and a bit Different - It Must Be Austria

    Aug 01 2019
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    After our longstanding partnership with our previous supplier of Austrian wine came to an end Mary set herself the task of finding a producer with a great history and wines that are exciting and a little bit different. Allow us to introduce you to Domäne Baumgartner.

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  • Fruit and Nut

    Aug 01 2019
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    When a Sauvignon blanc drinking customer asked Pete to put together a case of wine that would broaden her horizons one of the first styles which sprung to mind was Gavi.

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  • A Truly 'Old' Vine

    Aug 01 2019
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    There is a great debate in the wine trade over the use of the term "old vine" or as the French would call it "villes vignes".  So what is an old vine? Philip investigates.

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  • Innovative Yet Tradtional Wines from the South of France

    Aug 01 2019
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    Very few things get me as excited as much as small scale wine-makers working in harmony with the vineyard to produce indigenous wines of outstanding quality. A couple of years ago I had the pleasure of staying in the south of France with some people with just this philosophy. 

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  • A Serious Wine with Altitude!

    Jul 02 2019
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    We have been working with Argentinian producer for a year now and we are really enjoying their wines, both personalty and serving them to our customers! As the New World looks for cooler climate regions, this Pinot Grigio from Zuccardi really punched above it weight!

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  • Wines that do not take themselves too seriously

    Jul 01 2019
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    We have been working with Argentinian producer for a year now and we are really enjoying their wines, both personalty and serving them to our customers! As the New World looks for cooler climate regions, this Pinot Grigio from Zuccardi really punched above it weight!

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  • Pioneering Wine Making in the Old Works

    Jun 23 2019
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    The renowned wine making families of Dopff and Irion can trace their viticultural heritage back as far as the 16th century and operations are now resident in the splendid Château de Riquewihr. Now under the stewardship of the pioneering Rene Dopff the estates wines made using the 4 noble varieties of Alsace (Riesling, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, and Gewurtztraminer) take pride of place on some of the most exclusive tables in France including at the Palais de l’Elysée, the French President’s residence.

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  • Appreciate Appassimento

    Jun 19 2019
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    There are plenty of labels and terms on wine lables, here we discover the term appassimento, what it means and what it does to the wine. We also look at a fantastic wine estate that are using this method with wonderful results. 

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  • Discover the Wines from Navarra

    Jun 18 2019
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    When looking for everyday wines that will not break the bank it’s important to find ones that are soft and fresh. Cheaper wines that try and do too much always fail and the resilient Tempranillo and Viura grapes allow for vast production, which keeps the cost down, and fresh fruit flavour.

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