Wine

Tasting- A Journey To The Dark Side

I am often told by many white wine drinkers that they can’t drink red wine because its too harsh. The reality for most and for me many moons ago was I didn’t know how...

Chinese Food and Wine and Beer Pairings

Chinese Food, Wine and Beer Pairings

They say what grows together goes together, and when it comes to wine pairings, this seems to be a safe guideline for French, Italian and Spanish cuisines, however, in the New World the rules...

Amazing Albariño! The gem of Rías Baixas

Rias Baixas is the birthplace of Albariño situated in the green lands of Galicia on the Celtic fringe of Spain. The hand-picked grapes that go into Albariño wines are carefully tended to by the...

Lighter Wines for this Christmas and New Year

Make things easier on your body this Christmas and new year by avoiding going ‘cold turkey’ and choosing a de-alcoholised wine instead, either as a preventative measure throughout the festive season, or as part of...

Gifts for Wine lovers

The Taste Gift Guide For Wine Lovers

It’s that time of year again and each year I am asked what people should buy for the wine lover in their life. Possibly tricky given the huge array of styles around. Below I...

The 12 Wines Of Christmas

Christmas is knocking on the door along with family and friends so I have chosen some super wines to get you through the Christmas season. Whether you are serving a nut roast, canapés or...