Morrisons Best Pinot Grigio

Time to confront my nemesis. I’ve moaned, winged, you might even say crusaded against, insipid Italian whites. In particular, I’ve slated their ring leader – Pinot Grigio. But after all the plaudits won by Morrisons’ own range of wines, including compliments from this very site, I thought I’d give PG this one final chance to win me over. The label’s … Read More

Tom BradfordMorrisons Best Pinot Grigio

Jean Biecher & Fils Pinot Gris 2011 (Morrisons)

Wineontrial’s first look at Alsace is probably overdue. It might not be the best known of all the great French wine regions, but I doubt whether that’s its own fault. Its output certainly isn’t at the levels of some of the others, and little of what it does produce sits in the sub-£10 a bottle market. I think it’s fair … Read More

Tom BradfordJean Biecher & Fils Pinot Gris 2011 (Morrisons)

Calvet Sancerre (Morrisons or Waitrose / Ocado)

Sighting a Sancerre at ten Euro in Calais made a purchase inevitable. Well, for me at least.  Sancerre is of course one of the legendary appellations of French wine. Located at the far East of the Loire valley, the common consensus is that only the nearby village of Pouilly-Fumé and the region of Marlborough in New Zealand can rival it … Read More

Tom BradfordCalvet Sancerre (Morrisons or Waitrose / Ocado)

Altos de Tamaron Crianza 2006 (Morrisons)

Twice in the last week I’ve had people tell me they love red wine. “OK, what kind do you go for?” I enquire, to be met with a sheepish “I like Rioja to be honest…” Now don’t get me wrong, I like a good glass of Rioja as much as anyone. But I can’t bear the thought of constantly buying … Read More

Tom BradfordAltos de Tamaron Crianza 2006 (Morrisons)

Bradshaw Pinot Grigio (Asda)

What a label! Labels aren’t something I normally dwell on, and this one might be a little too bold for some, but that extravagant green peacock is tricky to just walk past. Throw in the offer price of £4, plus a curiosity to see what Romania could do with this much maligned grape (at least on this site anyway), and … Read More

Tom BradfordBradshaw Pinot Grigio (Asda)