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Islington man discovers wine that ‘tastes like wine’

When Islington man Ferdinand Baxter visited his local Waitrose he didn’t expect to find the wine he’d been searching for for years.

‘I casually picked up this bottle of red and started to read the label expecting to find stuff about jammy flavours with a suggestion of apricot, bluebells, and a subtle hint of dandelion coffee. Instead it just read, ‘This wine tastes like wine’. I was flabbergasted and bought a case straightaway,’ he said.

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Posted: Mar 14th, 2012
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Bon viveur churchgoers rejoice as 2011 Guide to Good Communion Wine launched

miraculously goodThe Guide, known to aficionados as ‘The Bible’, lists the best locations for communion wine the length and breadth of the country, including tasting notes on the best Eucharistic tipples of the year.

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Posted: Feb 1st, 2011
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Unborn babies able to distinguish good wine from the cheap stuff, finds study

in vitro veritasDoctors now believe that a mother’s occasional glass of wine can help her unborn child develop a sophisticated wine-tasting palate which will stand them in good stead in later life.

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Posted: Oct 7th, 2010
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Tramp’s drinks review published in Decanter magazine

Norman Archer, better known as ‘Nobby’ a 46 year-old tramp from Birmingham is said to be ‘Delighted and stunned’ after his review of a selection of popular drinks was published in the wine coinnoseur’s magazine, Decanter.

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Posted: Feb 19th, 2010
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