Macclesfield Express - - LEISURE - ANDY CRONSHAW

MANY peo­ple will be emerg­ing from a dry (or dry­ish in my case) Jan­uary this month with their eyes set on the prize of a much-needed glass of wine.

With all the money saved from ab­sti­nence I'd sug­gest that it's the per­fect mo­ment to treat your­self to some­thing a lit­tle in­dul­gent or at least give new wines a try-out.

One of the re­gional wines that isn't al­ways read­ily avail­able in a great abun­dance at the su­per­mar­kets, mainly be­cause of the ex­pense, is Bur­gundy.

The qual­ity of Bur­gundy is as much about the pro­ducer as it is about the lo­ca­tion of the vine­yards.

It's a dif­fi­cult place to pro­duce the great wine for which it is fa­mous.

That's mainly be­cause it's what the French would

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