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ALISTAIR GIBSON ON WINE: It might be a bit left field, but how about Rioja with the turkey?

I spent a few days in Rioja in the summer visiting producers and tasting new wines and vintages. It’s a region I love.

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Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2017

ALISTAIR GIBSON: Clouds part to reveal the latest vintage of this game-changer

Every year just around this time comes the launch of the new vintage of a wine that has in many ways shaped our supermarket wine shelves.

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ALISTAIR GIBSON ON WINE: Flash! Bang! And here’s some
wallop to go with your fireworks

ALISTAIR GIBSON ON WINE: Flash! Bang! And here’s some
wallop to go with your fireworks

I’m sure you’ve already heard the screech of rockets firing into the night sky this week, but this weekend it’s the main event – fireworks night and all it brings.

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Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2013

ALISTAIR GIBSON: South African wine! You’re kidding – we only drink French

I was told an amazing story recently of someone who took a bottle of South African wine to a dinner party and the hosts turned up their noses saying they only drank French wine and wouldn’t touch ‘new world’.

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