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'This job has probably got the most screwing-up potential in the world' Larry Speakes

How not to order wine online or screwed-up wine delivery

‘It has been a dozen of calls from a wine company and a delivery company, I feel totally exhausted and at the point of just wanting my money back.’ Or ‘it has been a few weeks of ‘missed’ deliveries, when noone even bothered to inform me when my case of wine would be delivered and…

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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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Bourgeuil Frederic Mabileau 2013

What to buy or avoid – September 2015

Are you ready to say farewell to this summer? I have started wondering about the end of BBQ season and switching refreshments to a more comforting and warming selection of full-bodied reds. Let’s say ‘No’ and trick this first days of autumn with a few organic wines that are red, but crisp, refreshing and perfect for…

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Waitrose Cellar

Buy organic wine: Waitrose Cellar

Waitrose Cellar should have been one of the first retailers reviewed at I Blame The Wine – at the end of the day you cannot diminish the importance of Waitrose to represent organic farming, responsible and value-based approach to agriculture. Yet when you search for organic wines through their total range, you will be disappointed.…

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Chateau Puygueraud 2010

What to buy or to avoid – February 2015

This time I turn to Waitrose Cellar to taste and explore their new wines. Again, as with Majestic last month I have selected a random batch of wines, which were marked as new, and here goes a review on what I have found out about them. 1. Domaine de l’Oranger, Cotes du Roussillon, 2013 The typical to…

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Flipping failed deliveries

We shop online, because we do not want to carry that case of wine ourselves, also to choose the wines more carefully and from a wider range, yet it doesn’t mean that we should wait for that delivery from 8 am to 7pm at the address (usually home I presume) without any trip to a…

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