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Phil’s Midweek Wine Tip: Txomin Etxaniz Txakoli Getaria 2016 (The Corkscrew €18.95)

This month I have been trying to dedicate more time to understanding Spain’s wines and regions a bit better. Looking for something a little off centre I came across this lovely Txakoli (pronounced chak-o-lee), as recommended by the lads in The Corkscrew. Txakoli is a light, fresh and slightly spritzy style of wine that has…… Continue reading Phil’s Midweek Wine Tip: Txomin Etxaniz Txakoli Getaria 2016 (The Corkscrew €18.95)

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Phil’s Weekend Wine Tip: Vina del Cura Rioja Reserva 2011 (Tesco €10 – Reduced from €18)

This week it’s Spanish Wine Week. So what better for me to recommend than Spain’s most famous wine – Rioja! This weekend’s wine tip is a Rioja reserva from Tesco which I spotted a few days ago, reduced from €18 down to €10. Rioja is one of two wine regions in Spain classified as a DOCa. This is…… Continue reading Phil’s Weekend Wine Tip: Vina del Cura Rioja Reserva 2011 (Tesco €10 – Reduced from €18)