Elisa Gavi 2018 – Virgin Wines

The white wine Gavi (if you look at the bottom of this page you will see links to reviews of several other Gavis) is made from the Cortese grape and comes from the foothills of the Alps in Northern Italy. When it’s good, it’s very good. But when it’s bad – it is awful. Virgin’s…

Villa Bruna Piemonte Cortese

  I’ve had a break from writing for 6 weeks, however I have not been idle. I visited the Aosta Valley for a week and went to France, twice. I drove thousands of miles, in my new car and have many stories to tell! I experienced fantastic food & hospitality in France and Italy and…

Marks and Spencer Piemonte Chardonnay

This wine, at £6 a bottle – is well made and good value. It’s attributed to M&S winemaker Jeneve Williams – who has selected and blended some excellent wines(particularly the whites) for M&S. She’s a Kiwi, who trained in Australia and has (for the last five years) travelled the world selecting wines for M&S. Tasting…