Wine tasting from every angle

When wine tastings see scores handed out, they reflect a collective view, not a mathematical truth

27th August, 2017
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Reader, I am excited. Last week, I received an invitation to take part in the sixth annual edition of Ablarinos Al Mundo, an International Albarino Tasting competition. It is run by a Spanish wine organisation, and though it has previously taken place in London and Brussels, this November will see the gathering convene at the Instituto Cervantes in Dublin.

This, to me, says a number of things: firstly that Ireland continues to assert itself as...

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