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  1. Tom Cannavan posted a new thread.

    Special parcel in LIDL for Easter - today

    All, Lidl have had a policy in the last year or two of bringing in 'Special Collection' wines, one-off parcels that are limited...

    Forum: UK Wine Forum

    Mar 30, 2017 at 5:28 PM
  2. Tom Cannavan posted a new thread.

    The (short) life and death of Le Pan

    Unless I've missed it on the forum, I'm surprised nobody has picked up that 'Le Pan' has ceased trading, or "suspended publication for...

    Forum: UK Wine Forum

    Mar 30, 2017 at 12:59 PM
  3. Tom Cannavan replied to the thread A thought/question about natural wine.

    Ben, I get where you are coming from - like people who love Belgian lambic beers with their sour and cidery qualities, that many a...

    Mar 29, 2017 at 12:05 PM
  4. Tom Cannavan replied to the thread A thought/question about natural wine.

    I haven't read as deeply as some on natural wine, but I know quite a bit, have tasted lots and have visited and discussed with...

    Mar 29, 2017 at 10:06 AM
  5. Tom Cannavan replied to the thread A thought/question about natural wine.

    Ah, that explains my lack of exposure to the bigotry you describe David! Have never been a subscriber even though I've written for it a...

    Mar 28, 2017 at 11:14 PM
  6. Tom Cannavan liked Richard_Brooks's post in the thread NWR Where can i buy hight quality wine on-line?.

    This is absolutely classic. Giacomo Marchesi! Chapeau, Tom.

    Mar 28, 2017 at 7:02 PM
  7. Tom Cannavan liked Colin Wills's post in the thread TN Ameal Loureiro.

    That, I fear, is still distressingly normal. Check out any Vivino email for a start.

    Mar 28, 2017 at 6:34 PM
  8. Tom Cannavan liked Steve Slatcher's post in the thread NWR Where can i buy hight quality wine on-line?.

    And does he have colleagues or friends called Sandra White and Steven George?

    Mar 28, 2017 at 6:34 PM
  9. Tom Cannavan replied to the thread TN Ameal Loureiro.

    So if Otto reported the sticker correctly as claiming 94 points from Robert Parker, we once again have "Robert Parker" being conflated...

    Mar 28, 2017 at 6:14 PM
  10. Tom Cannavan replied to the thread NWR Where can i buy hight quality wine on-line?.

    I've only just now spotted that Euro Wines, as recommended by 'Giacomo Marchesi', is run by someone called James Laird. Giacomo=James,...

    Mar 28, 2017 at 5:49 PM
  11. Tom Cannavan replied to the thread NWR Where can i buy hight quality wine on-line?.

    Ian, I couldn't agree more, except the "open to the world' set up doesn't actually change anything: we've always had spammers joining...

    Mar 28, 2017 at 5:45 PM
  12. Tom Cannavan replied to the thread A thought/question about natural wine.

    tend to agree with Fintan - a lot of the outrage I witness from both sides of the great divide about the opposition has an element of...

    Mar 28, 2017 at 4:41 PM
  13. Tom Cannavan replied to the thread TN Ameal Loureiro.

    Mahmoud, I'm not sure what you mean? I don't follow Parker, but do not remember him rating Portugal at all outside of the Douro, and am...

    Mar 28, 2017 at 4:39 PM
  14. Tom Cannavan replied to the thread TN Ameal Loureiro.

    I'm a big fan too, choosing it as one of my '50 Great' Portuguese wines - and I am utterly, utterly astonished if it scored 94 points...

    Mar 28, 2017 at 11:00 AM
  15. Tom Cannavan replied to the thread Fizz 'n chips consolation prize.

    Paul, with all these things its a matter of timing I think, but very well generally: beef fat used to cook the chips, fish cooked to...

    Mar 28, 2017 at 10:02 AM
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