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Rose is not just for Summer Drinking
I recently read an article in one of the Sunday papers which focused on Rose wine, the author of the piece suggested that Rose has become mainstream in the drinking habits of wine lovers. Some interesting points were made which I wholeheartily agreed.
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Wines to extend your summer
A look at what we will be drinking through the end of summer and into the autumn
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Here's to 2017 and all the bottles we can enjoy together ...
We are halfway through January and as I write, it is according to the papers "Blue Monday".  As far as I can see from what the papers are writing most days are "Blue" what with the likes of Trump, Putin, Brexit, rail strikes, weather, Dry January - need I go on?
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Michael Jobling Wines Blog Archive 2016

Thursday 1th December 2016 | by Michael Jobling |  Christmas

Christmas Orders

We just wanted to let you know our opening hours over the Festive period.
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Monday 7th November 2016 | by Michael Jobling |  Producer Focus

Hunters Wines

Hunters Wines
James is the next generation in the Hunter family who will be taking this iconic winery to its next stage under the watchful eye of his Aunt Jane, who is still very much hands on ensuring everything is as it should be.
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Thursday 21th July 2016 | by Michael Jobling |  Summer Drinking

Cava makes a comeback ...

Prosecco has been at the top of the pile when it comes down to good value bubbles. However, I am pleased to report that Cava is making a bit of a renaissance in that department.
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Thursday 9th June 2016 | by Michael Jobling |  Main Category

White Wines to enjoy in late Spring, Early Summer

I dont know about you but I am absolutely loving the weather at the moment, its fantastic sitting out in the garden, ignoring the fact that the grass needs cutting, but thinking about the white wines I am looking forward to enjoying again or trying for the first time over the next few months.
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Wednesday 4th May 2016 | by Michael Jobling |  Main Category

Reds in Springtime

As we are moving into Spring Time, finally I hear you cry, my mind has turned towards what reds I can enjoy ...
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Tuesday 5th April 2016 | by Michael Jobling |  Main Category

Surprising Finds

It is surprising what you find in your wine rack. The other day I was rummaging around my personal wine store when I came across some bottles of Vouvrey Sec from the respected producer Foreau...
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Thursday 17th March 2016 | by Michael Jobling |  Main Category


Having seen pictures on facebook of young Helen at Cafe 21 Hospitality making all those Easter Eggs as if there is no tomorrow I can only assume Easter will soon be upon us.
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Thursday 3th March 2016 | by Michael Jobling |  Main Category

Mothers Day

Mothers day will soon be upon us, so for those of you who have not fled the family next, may I suggest you cook up your Mum a champagne breakfast for Mothers day - this task may be age dependant!
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Tuesday 16th February 2016 | by Michael Jobling |  White Wines

White Wine Offers which will go well with Fish

It has made be think of wines which will accompany and compliment fish. Here are a few ideas and to encourage people like myself I am doing a special offer on these wines for a limited period
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Tuesday 9th February 2016 | by Michael Jobling |  Main Category

Valentines in the Pink

I have come up with an alternative for those who want to impress their other halves or maybe are in need of gaining brownie points!
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Friday 22th January 2016 | by Michael Jobling |  Main Category

Dryish January

With the run up to Christmas and with all the festivities surrounding Christmas and New Year I think my poor liver has been working overtime! I have decided to give this hard working organ a holiday as I am participating in a Dryish January.
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