Wines 101 is the title of my bucket list of wines to taste inspired by the book of the same name by Margaret Rand. Margaret has selected 101 wines from around the world that she believes demonstrate certain qualities making… Read More ›
English Wine: “Think local, drink local”
A couple of years back we discovered that we had a vineyard only 7 miles away from our home. It was a revelation, we had no idea. We visited and had a tasting session of what have since become some… Read More ›
The Learning In a Glass of Wine
My “soon to be published” book Its Not About The Wine telling of our wine adventures over the past 50 years has a chapter simply entitled England! It highlights the rise of English wines in recent years, especially sparkling wines… Read More ›
Wine History: #2 The most famous wine chateau in the world.
Across hundreds of years the Clos de Vougeot has developed far beyond its simple beginnings. Wine is no longer made at the Chateau, it is a museum as well as being the headquarters of The Confrérie des Chevaliers du Tastevin…. Read More ›
A Chablis wine tasting with a Flying Winemaker!
The Coronavirus is obviously curtailing travel, and we are really missing our vineyard visits, especially to France where we regularly visit Pommard, Chinon, Alsace and Chablis. So, after last weeks virtual wine tasting of Chablis via ZOOM with our daughter… Read More ›
Sculpture Saturday: “Fork in Pollen”
A weekly sculpture photo challenge from Mind Over Memory. My offering this week is one from my Sculpture in the Vineyard collection. The title of it tickled me, metaphorically speaking, because I suffer from severe pollen allergy even this early… Read More ›
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