What’s in your Wine?

I had a really strange encounter at a Food and Drink fair last summer.   A representative from a fairly well-known company tried to get me to sign up for a tasting at home where essentially he would attempt...

The Fiendish Wine Quiz 2017

Welcome to the 2017 Fiendish Wine Quiz, specially designed to keep your brain cells sharp in this season of endless fun and excess food. As always it will be well worth testing your wine knowledge and research...

Fizz for Christmas

What is the best sound at Christmas? Is it Carol singers, the rustle of wrapping paper or maybe the sheer noise of excited children? All of these are important but the best sound of all is the pop of a cork...

Best of Deep Purple – Malbec

It was a very grand do at the Argentine Ambassador’s residence in the smart area of London as a dozen Malbecs, were introduced by Master of Wine Tim Atkin. A small group of us swirled and sipped our way...