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ON PROMO: Quixote Vino de Pagos

VINO DE PAGO, the highest classification that can be attained under Spanish wine law, was introduced in 2003 to cover individual, pioneering, high-end bodegas whose consistently-superlative wines fell outside the normal appellation system. Previously, these brilliant bottles were banished to the wretched ‘vino de la mesa’ (table wine) basket, a travesty, given their calibre. Pago …

BACK AGAIN: Le Mas de l’Ecriture, Terrasses du Larzac

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NEW: Clos Troteligotte ‘K-Lys’ Malbec (€19.99)

Generous and deep, with great colour and healthy aromas of black fruits and spice. Full bodied and intense, with sturdy tannins and grown-up flavours of blackberry, coffee, iron and dark chocolate. A real pleasure! Decant for two hours and partner with pepper steak or a good cheese plate. K-Lys is made from 100% late-harvested Malbec …

Curious Wines hitting West Cork for Flavour.ie Pop-Up!

Flavour.ie Pop Up Featuring … THE SHARP KNIFE and CURIOUS WINES Saturday 22nd October 2016, 7.30pm, Tots Pub @ Ballygurteen (Clonakilty area) ____________________ (From partner Flavour.ie’s website – get full details and book your spot HERE!) “HANG OUT with Flavour.ie, The Sharp Knife and Curious Wines at the beautiful Tots Pub in the village of …

Finding the Holy Grail

In search of the grail WE OFTEN TALK IN CURIOUS about finding the grail in wine terms – those wines that look great, massively over-deliver for their price point, and give us something resembling a religious experience on drinking. We didn’t actually expect one of them to feature the grail on the label but here …

Bleasdale’s Aussie vineyards welcome winter flooding!

Hotker gushes over timely floods (Dispatch from South Oz: weather update via Bleasdale Winemaker Paul Hotker.) Hi Curious! Hope all is well and you’re enjoying summer. We’re having an excellent winter and have had the best floods for years. We live in a rain shadow, so a good drink now will sustain our vines through …

August Cases of the Month at Curious!

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‘K-Pot’ NO-SULPHITES-ADDED Malbec now at Curious!

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It’s 20% off Malbec at Curious – click the pic to see all offers!

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NEW Blockbuster Aussie + Unmissable Super Shiraz Mixed Parcel

Critter-free zone… BELIEVED TO HAVE ORIGINATED in Persia’s medieval capital of the same name and brought back from the crusades to France in the 13th century, it was another 600 years before vines were transported by migrants to the antipodes – we’ve even got surviving vines from 1843! The work-horse and engine-room but also the …