I am constantly baffled by wine tasting notes I come across written either by professional wine tasters or by well meaning bloggers who write a post about a wine they have just drunk! Both types of writer seem to want… Read More ›
Wine Wednesday: It’s Rose Time!
Originally posted on San Antonio Vino:
Click for PDF version Rose’ is super trendy right now and for good reason! Not only does it come in various festive shades of pink that signals the coming of summer, but it also…
Italian Wine: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly!
A short post on the Decanter blog a few months back alerted me to the existence of The Wine Century Club where membership is based on having tasted a minimum of 100 different grape varieties. I was immediately hooked ………. Read More ›
Friday is International Sauvignon Blanc Day!
Did you know that Friday, 4th May, is International Sauvignon Blanc Day? As far as I know it’s a day driven by the New Zealand wine industry to promote as well as celebrate, but of course Sauvignon Blanc is grown… Read More ›
Summer fizz without Prosecco or Champagne?
Social Media has an “on trend” flavour these days towards all things Prosecco, seeming to proscribe anything that ISN’T Prosecco. Well personally, just like I won’t join Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or any other unsocial media these days I won’t pay… Read More ›
A Glass of Wine in memory of National Pencil Day
A glass of wine in memory of Hymen Lipman, who on this day in 1858 patented a pencil with an attached eraser. Where would we all be today without such a device? How many of us in the past have… Read More ›
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