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Talking Wine – December 2017

Talking Wine – December 2017 For many years it has been claimed that alcohol is good for the heart but now, according to the Times, it is also good for…

Talking Wine – November 2017

Talking Wine – November 2017 Scientists have developed a grape-free wine made by cloning hundreds of chemical compounds. Their current project is recreating a Pinot Noir which is made from…

Christmas Day Drinking

Christmas Day Drinking ‘Twas the night before Christmas and the Champagne flutes clink, such a magical time …but what do I drink? It’s that time of the year where over…

Talking Wine – October 2017

Talking Wine – October 2017 I am afraid I am not a great fan of non-alcoholic beer or lager and would always suggest the 50/50 mix with the real thing…

English Wine and Food Pairings

English Wine and Food Pairings When I first started working in restaurants twelve years ago, English wine was more of a punchline than a wine list staple. There may have…