Category Archives: Ocado

Maris Minervois organic biodynamic

Best organic buy of the month – September 2015

I decided to start ‘Best organic buy‘ regular reviews with the wine that I bought a year ago, wrote a review, but never actually published. Six months later same thing happened when I tasted the wine, liked it and quickly noted it in my Notes app. After looking at my ‘resources’ this month, I’ve realised that I…

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Ocado screenshot

Buy organic wine: Ocado

Ocado is another brand that does not need much introduction. Many consumers still believe that it is a spin-off on Waitrose, but it is not true – they offer basic Waitrose range, yet much more on top. What I love from that extra range is that you get much more organic brands and produce to…

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Crazy by Nature Gisborne New Zealand organic 2012

What to buy or avoid – August 2015

This new edition of ‘What to buy or avoid’ comes with a summery theme as I have decided to dedicate it to our planet’s Southern hemisphere or you can call it New World. Yet all the wines that are reviewed below are organic, so please shop away and taste the ones you find more attractive. The following…

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Thirsty Earth Primitivo Puglia

Thirsty Earth 2012, Organic Primitivo, Puglia

This interestingly named wine, Thirsty Earth, is organic and made from Primitivo grapes in IGT Puglia. It is anothr organic find for me in Ocado, so let’s try. It has some bold black cheery flavours, woody vanilla undertones and hints of violets. It is amazing how good these flavours are expressing themselves – the wine comes from…

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