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UK Budget 2021: Wine duty frozen for second year, fine wine, fine wines.

Budget UK 2021 - Wine Duty Frozen

Chancellor Sunak has decided to keep wine duty frozen for the second consecutive year. To summarise that means UK duty on 75cl wine bottle is £2.23 and £2.86 on sparkling wine and then VAT is charged on top for all...

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Bordeaux 2019 - What The Critics Think

Bordeaux 2019 - What The Critics Think

Neal Martin "excellent vintage"Up there with 2000, 2005, 2009, 2010 and 2016 - “a notch below the 2016s”.Neal Martin’s highlights:Cos d’Estournel, Calon-Ségur, Lafon-Rochet, Meyney, Pichon-Lalande, Mouton-Rothschild, Lafite-Rothschild, Lynch-Bages, Ducru Beaucaillou, Léoville-Las Cases and Le Petit Lion, Léoville-Poyferré, Gloria, Saint-Pierre, Léoville-Barton,...

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THE TIMES - "Drink Pink! The 30 Best Rosé Wines"

THE TIMES - "Drink Pink! The 30 Best Rosé Wines"

2019 Rock Angel, Caves d’Esclans, Côtes de Provence Rosé, France, 14 per centfinewinedirect.co.uk, £22.95BUY NOW "Sacha Lichine’s dramatic, herby Rock Angel is one up from wishy-washy Whispering Angel with a lot more alcohol and oomph, care of oak-barrel ageing and...

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Matthew Jukes - 2019 Rock Angel Rosé

Matthew Jukes - 2019 Rock Angel Rosé

Read Article click here! I have never heard Sacha Lichine call this wine ‘Whispering Angel in a leather jacket’, but he is reported to have done so.  To be honest it doesn’t sound like him – Sacha is a more...

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