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Game On: wine to drink with deer, grouse & pheasant

by Shane Dunning, Woodwinters On delivering some wine to a customer in rural Perthshire recently I was thanked by being handed a large heavy Tesco bag with a hairy bone sticking out of the top.  Inside was a whole leg of roe deer.  Getting the leg home and scaring my partner out of her skin with my bloodied hairy offering I proceeded to casserol it simply and went to dig

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Wedding week: Wine, weddings and Winston Churchill

by Shane Dunning,  Woodwinters     Although clearly my invite got lost in the post I have it on good authority that William and Kate's guests enjoyed Pol Roger Champagne at their wedding reception on Friday.   Pol Roger has a long association with the gentry of Britain, it was Winston Churchill's favourite Champagne and he enjoyed so much of their fizz that Pol Roger added a black border to the

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