Wine blog: Travellers log

Another year rolls in, bringing with it new tastes and new challenges, but before we really get started with 2016, here are some of my drinking highlights of 2015. As always, the most outstanding trip of the...

Blog: Californian wines

There are not many times that I am invited to taste some of the icon wines of California, so when a selection of 2005 vintages from Screaming Eagle, Harlan Estate and Scarecrow were lined up against Vérité...

Top six supermarket cavas

Codorníu Brut NV, Majestic, £6.66 on multi-buy: Fresh, crisp and clean, with a frothy, foaming mousse and a good finish. Cava Prestige Brut NV, Marks & Spencer £10 (down to £7 until November 2): Made...