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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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Christmas Orders
We just wanted to let you know our opening hours over the Festive period.
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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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Monday 7th November 2016 | by Michael Jobling | posted in 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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Friday 21th August 2015 | by Michael Jobling | posted in Producer Focus

Casa Silva

Susy Atkins in the Sunday Telegraph has recomended Casa Silvas Reserva Viognier, this is what she had to say about it
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Thursday 23th July 2015 | by Michael Jobling | posted in Producer Focus

The Raconteur

What is it with South Africa? We have just taken delivery of two new cracking wines from South Africa, they wiull make ideal drinking for barbeques - when summer returns!
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Tuesday 30th June 2015 | by Andrew Higgs | posted in Producer Focus

Two wines from South Africa worth trying

Andrew Higgs, Higgsy as he is affectionately known by us, has been supplying Michael Jobling Wines since we first started. Over the years he has become a great friend, he is a Chelsea supporter but we don't hold that against him. Here he is talking about two of his latest offerings to us.
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Wednesday 15th October 2014 | by Michael Jobling | posted in Producer Focus

Reflections on Collioure

It has been a while since I have had a proper holiday, so my time spent in Collioure was all the more special. Any Francofile who has not been should go; it is a lovely seaside town along with being the anchovy capital of Europe (a little bit of useless information for you).
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Wednesday 1th October 2014 | by Michael Jobling | posted in Producer Focus

Letter from Collioure

Years ago as a young man I used to listen to a programme on Radio called "Letter from America" presented by Alistair Cook.
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Thursday 10th July 2014 | by Michael Jobling | posted in Producer Focus

Jane Hunter

I have known Jane Hunter and her wines for 25 years. Her wines have become a part of Michael Jobling Wines DNA.
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Thursday 27th March 2014 | by Michael Jobling | posted in Producer Focus

Chateau Musar

I have just had an email from our friends at Chateau Musar regarding the release of the 2007 vintage red.
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Thursday 27th February 2014 | by Michael Jobling | posted in Producer Focus

Les Domaines Barons de Rothschild

The Lafite story goes back to 1744 when Mayer Amschel Rothscild moved to Frankfurt, he had 5 sons. One of the sons Amschel junior stayed in Frankfurt the others moved to London, Vienna, Naples and Paris to generate wealth for the family.
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Wednesday 3th July 2013 | by Michael Jobling | posted in Producer Focus

Lets raise a glass to Hunters

When Jane Hunter's name comes up you always tend to associate her with award winning Marlborough Sauvignon Blancs. However, you forget that she has also been making award winning Rieslings since 1982.
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Thursday 7th February 2013 | by Michael Jobling | posted in Producer Focus

Banyuls Baillaury & Chateau Lasfons

Whilst tasting the new vintages of the wines I spotted a Muscat de Rivesaltes and a 5 year old Banyuls called Baillarury. Not only did these wines catch my eye but also my taste buds!
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Wednesday 13th June 2012 | by Michael Jobling | posted in Producer Focus

Champagne Joseph Perrier

Absolutely delighted with these great reviews from Wine Spectator
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Friday 8th June 2012 | by Michael Jobling | posted in Producer Focus

Domaines Barons de Rothschild

This tasting we will be concentrating on their wines from Argentina and Chile with an old world comparison from Chateau d'Aussieres in Corbieres. Hosting this event and guiding us through the wines will be Andrew Napier a Director of DBR Wines.
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Thursday 3th March 2011 | by Michael Jobling | posted in Producer Focus

Chateau Musar

Chateau Musar Chateau Musar have just finished celebrating 80 years of producing wine in the Bekaa Valley.
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