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Syrah

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Syrah

Thick, spicy and juicy, syrah is superb with game and soft cheese, but it’s at its best with a big slab of rare beef

Syrah’s thick, spicy, juicy flavours make it an absolute must with game. Whether it’s pheasant, or perhaps a piece of stewed rabbit dressed with a sticky balsamic reduction, syrah matches the earthy, meaty flavours perfectly with just the right combination of pepperiness and sweetness. The lighter styles of syrah can be good with duck and goose, but if you have a meaty Australian style, all black……

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Delicious recipes matched to wines from across the globe

Too often we taste fantastic local wines on our travels and scour the shelves of the local supermarket upon our return, only to discover they’re seemingly unheard of on our thirsty isle. Enter Drinks Club. Search and order regional wines through our specialist representatives and take advantage of some expert recipe matches.

Prodigo Tempranillo

Prodigo Tempranillo

Argentina, La Consulta, Mendoza Province, 2006, £16.00

An award-winning medium bodied Tempranillo from Mendoza region with a great nose, and a refreshing quality for a big red. A clean wines that stays true…

Watershed Shiraz

Watershed Shiraz

Australia, Margaret River, 2002, £24.99

The dense ruby/purple-hued Watershed 2002 Shiraz reveals remarkable intensity along with beautifully pure, cigar smoke-tinged black currant fruit, and…

Brut Reserve

Brut Reserve

France, Mareuil-sur-Aӱ, n/v, £38.95

Since its founding in 1818, by Nicolas François Billecart and his wife Elisabeth Salmon, the BILLECART-SALMON House, situated in Mareuil-sur-Aӱ, remains…