Grignan-Les-Adhémar: A red and white wedding

Often referred to as a single entity, the Rhône really consists of two distinct regions. The Northern Rhône is a long valley stretching north-south, its powerful, dark reds made from the spicy Syrah. Directly underneath lies the Southern Rhône, an expanse of plains and rolling hills where the plump, juicy Grenache is central to their strawberry-and-damson scented blends. There is one appellation…

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Recent articles: 2012 Rhône Report, White Rhône, New World wines and food

Here are links to three recent articles I've written that appear elsewhere on the web. Firstly, for timatkin.com, my 2012 Rhône Report - a 40-page, full colour PDF which highlights what to buy and what to avoid in this promising (if mixed) vintage.  It took one month to produce and costs £12 to download. Secondly, for www.matchingfoodandwine.com, Ten food-friendly wines from the Beautiful South -…

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