Casillero del Diablo Cabernet Sauvignon

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The most widely available wine in the UK? It must be at least a contender, and probably one of the best selling too. My first encounter with it was over ten years ago, and its moreishness secured it a place in my mental list of ‘old favourites’. And although this makes me a victim of marketing, I will admit to … Read More

Tom BradfordCasillero del Diablo Cabernet Sauvignon

Aldi Exquisite Collection Hawkes Bay Pinot Noir

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Wineontrial loved Aldi’s Pinot Noir last year. So much so that we took the unusual step of trying it again. But what we didn’t notice, at least not at first, is that it’s no longer sourced from the Marlborough region of New Zealand. “So what?” cries the casual drinker! Well, Marlborough is on the South Island, many parts of which … Read More

Tom BradfordAldi Exquisite Collection Hawkes Bay Pinot Noir