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La Dame de Montrose 2000

A great producer and a great vintage – the was no excuse for this wine to be anything but excellent, and it certainly didn’t disappoint. The wine is really showing well at the moment, with clear characters of red fruit,

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Could the Tour de France help boost Bergerac AOC wine sales?

A report in the expat news website The Connexion this week shows the route to be taken by the 2014 Tour de France. There is to be a day of  time trials (26 July) between Bergerac and Périgueux, a distance of

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Dinner and Wines with Slow Food Hobart

Slow Food

The Annual General Meeting and dinner of Slow Food Hobart last night was a fantastic opportunity to enjoy some great. Locally sourced Tasmanian produce, matched with Tasmanian wines. The wines were selected by Tim Goddard who runs Cool Wine in

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