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As above, so below

"Tis true without error, certain and most true that which is below is like that which is above and that which is above is like that which is below to do the miracle of one only thing"  Isaac Newton In a quest to represent the pure Hampshire terroir, 60-acre...

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Ao Yun | Shangri-la – The Bordeaux assassin?

Meili Mountain - Yunnan Province Chinese wine. Would you chose it if you saw it on a wine list? What if I told you I knew a wine that takes precision French winemaking. Combines it with unrivalled attention to detail and supplicates the Himalayan landscape to...

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Have you discovered Prosecco DOCG?

Usually more of a Prosecco-no kind of person? When you think about Prosecco, what comes to mind? Brunches? Cheap plonk? A night on the tiles? With Prosecco DOCG, you might reconsider. Prosecco is a pale-medium straw colour, (mostly) sparkling wine. Fairly low in...

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Gusbourne, Harvest 2020

Kent, the golden child county of English wine, if it were in Burgundy, perhaps you would call it L'enfant d'or. Which upon trying their wines, you might believe is where you are. Gusbourne consists of sixty hectares of vines and alongside its tasting room "The...

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