The price of wine

[digg=]Saturday’s Times included an interesting article by Jane MacQuitty discussing the current pressures on wine prices: the strength of the euro, drought in Australia and, of course, next month’s budget. Britain has one of the highest levels of tax on wine in Europe and since you are likely to hear a lot about duty and […]

One of our more interesting everyday wines

It’s one of the minor frustrations in being a wine-seller that sometimes the wines we’re proudest of are the most difficult to sell, either because thay are available only in small quantities, are from lesser-known regions, or perhaps appear esoteric and obscure.   One such wine that I’ve drunk recently (having returned to it again and again) is Sassaiolo from the […]