Tag Archives: Jancis Robinson

Oxford win 60th Varsity Blind Tasting Match

Last week an Oxford team of blind wine tasters successfully defended their title against Cambridge University in the annual Varsity Blind Tasting match. To add to the magnitude of the occasion, this year was the 60th anniversary of the competition, … Continue reading

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Bargain Cinsault

Percheron Old Vine Cinsault 2010 – Western Cape – South Africa I first came across this wine on Jancis Robinson’s excellent Purple Pages website in an article reviewing the latest ‘gems’ from the Wine Society. “VVVGV” she rated it (“very … Continue reading

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2011 Varsity Blind Tasting Match Report

It was a drizzly morning that saw the Oxford Team board the 7.52 train to Paddington on Wednesday 23rd February for the 58th annual Varsity Blind Tasting Competition. The weather worsened upon arrival into London, but it at least fitted … Continue reading

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