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2021 (full, blind-tasted panel review = (p)
Oct 2021 - Chilean Pinot Noir (p), Argentinian Premium Malbec (p), DWWA21 Albarino, Puglian Primitivo.
Sept 2021 - Albarino vs Alvarinho (p), Brunello 2016, Provence rosé.
August 2021 - Cru Beaujolais (p), Spanish rosé, Crémants, Adelaide Hills.
July 2021 - Brunello 2015 (p), Soave, Sicily, Barolo 2013.
June 2021 - South American Chardonnay (p), South African old-vine Chenin Blanc, Vermentino.
May 2021 - (indigenous) Spanish whites (p), English fizz Blancs de Blancs, Amarones with food.
April 2021 - NZ Sauvi Blancs from 2020, Georgian wines.
March 2021 - Rioja Gran Reserva (p), more Rioja, affordable Californian whites and sparklings.
Feb 2021 - Affordable California (p), New World Viognier, Pic St-Loup, Grosset, low sulphur, white Wines of the Year, Italy supplement.
Jan 2021 - Wines of the Year (red), Tawny Port, Bordeaux sweet wines beyond Sauternes.
Dec 2020 - Californian Cab Sauv (p), Rhone reds under £20, Wairarapa (NZ), affordable New World fizz.
Nov 2020 - South African Syrah (p), Gran Reserva Rioja, top Spanish whites, Ribera del Duero.
Oct 2020 - South American special: S Am Syrah (p), top S Am whites, S Am Cab Franc and Pinot Noir + Stag's Leap.
Sept 2020 - Lighter Wines For Summer, SA Cabernet Sauvignon, Montagny.
August 2020 - Provence rosé (p).
July 2020 - Italian traditional-method fizz (p), Orange Wines, Greek whites (that aren't Assyrtiko).
June 2020 - Loire Sauvignon Blanc (p), Hunter Valley Semillon, Australian Chardonnays.
May 2020 - Italy: top-end Chianti (p), Verdicchio, Ripasso (p), Sardinia, ageing Italian whites, Aglianico.
April 2020 - Corbières (p), Global Bordeaux blends, S America Chardonnay, Abruzzo, California Zinfandel.
March 2020 - Spanish Special: Affordable Rioja (p), top Tempranillo, La Rioja Alta, Garnacha Blanca (p), Manzanilla.
Feb 2020 - New World Pinot Noir (p).
Jan 2020 - Most Exciting Wines of 2019, English Fizz (p), Sauternes 2015 (p), Washington State, New World sweet wines.
Dec 2019 - Value South Africa, Champagne (p), Vintage Port, Piedmont beyond Nebbiolo.
Nov 2019 - Australian Pinot Noir (p), Priorat (p), Premium Oz Shiraz, global Sauvi Blanc, Southern Italy.
Oct 2019 - Chilean Pinot Noir (p), Alternative S American whites (p), premium Malbec, Old Vine S Am, Brazil.
Sep 2019 - Rosso di Montalcino (p), Blanc de Blancs sparklings (p), amphora(e) wines, Etna, Elgin (SA).
Aug 2019 - Provence rosé (p), Grüner V (p), Furmint, Rheinhessen, Tasmanian Fizz, organic Languedoc-Roussillon.
July 2019 - NZ oaked Sauvignon Blanc (p), Douro value reds (p), carbonic maceration, Slovenia, Santorini.
June 2019 - South American icon reds (p), Californian Chardonnay (p), Chilean value, Savennières, Australian blends.
May 2019 - Italy: Premium Amarone (p), Chianti Classico 2010 (p), Donnafugata, Brunello, Sicily, Italian (various).
April 2019 - Picpoul de Pinet (p), Chilean Carmenere (p), Australian Chardonnay, Pacific NW reds, many Weekday Wines.
March 2019 - Spanish Special: 2010 Rioja (p), Mencia (p), 40 Best Tempranillos, Toro, Rueda.
Feb 2019 - Western Australia Chardonnay (p), Claret Alternatives, Corbières, Italy supplement.
Jan 2019 - Most Exciting Wines of 2018, Haut Médoc 2010/14 (p), Prosecco (p), South American Riesling.
Dec 2018 - Value Champagne (p), quality Languedoc reds (p), 10 Wines To Try Before You Die, quality Cava.
Nov 2018 - Value red Burgundy, Stellenbosch Cab Sauv (p), sweetness in wine, Central Otago, Shaw + Smith.
Oct 2018 - South America: Chilean Sauvignon Blanc (p), South America Cab Franc (p), Value Malbec, icons, Uruguay.
Sep 2018 - NZ Alternative Whites (p), Loire reds (p), Heidsieck, Cinsault, white Rioja.
Aug 2018 - rosé from outwith Provence (p), Greek reds (p), Languedoc whites, Chateau d'Esclans, SA Chenin.
July 2018 - Australian Shiraz (p), NZ Pinot Noir, Argentine whites.
June 2018 - Mâcon(nais) whites 2016 <esp Pouilly-Fuissé (p), Portuguese whites, Californian Pinot Noir (p), Colchagua.
May 2018 - Italian Special: Chianti Classico 2013/14 top tiers (p), global Pinot Gris, Soave, Sicily.
April 2018 - Australian Riesling (p), Californian Cab Sauv (p), Chablis alternatives, Californian Zinfandel.
March 2018 - Spanish Special: Mature Rioja (p), Galician whites (p), Ribera del Duero.
Feb 2018 - Northern Rhone (p), NZ Chardonnay (p), Carignan, Best New World Buys.
Jan 2018 - Most Exciting Wines of 2017, Jaboulet, Tawny Port (p).
Dec 2017 - Cote de Beaune reds (p), Cool-climate Oz Chardonnay (p), best buys in Margaret River.
Nov 2017 - Brunello 2012 (p), Spanish Atlantic reds (p), Châteauneuf, Tasmania, Foradori, Australian whites.
Oct 2017 - South America: Chilean Carmenere (p), Mendoza reds (p), Argentine whites, Best S Am buys.
Sep 2017 - Provence reds (esp Bandol) (p), cru Beaujolais (p), Ken Forrester, Oz Chardonnay, sugar in wine.