I mentioned in a previous post that Italy is like my Achilles heel when it comes to wine knowledge, so lately I’ve been making an effort to drink more Italian wine. (Ok, that was just an excuse to drink more in general.) A couple of weeks ago, Lily and I met up with Rachael Leach … Continue reading Fiobbo – Offida Pecorino 2015: A wine you never knew about, but need to know about
Some believe corkscrews to be a daunting contraption, designed to humiliate you when you are trying to open a bottle of wine, which is otherwise known to be a pretty basic task. I know some people who won’t even buy cork top wine because they ‘can’t’ open the bottle, so will automatically opt for the … Continue reading Corks, Corkscrews, Screwcaps and a blogger stuck in his ways
Happy New Year! Hopefully you've survived the first week back at work after a Christmas of gorging yourself on food and drink...
On 16th November, we headed to Amelia Singer's house for a festive wine tasting and I've been eating and drinking like it's Christmas ever since...
The grape is a cross between the far more popular Pinot noir and Cinsaut, so you may wonder why we've chosen to review a wine made from their unloved child...
While we are working hard to break down barriers that can alienate younger people from truly appreciating wine, the worldwide beer community just keeps on growing.
Kuckoo started seven years ago in Preston and since then have opened subsequent units in Chester, soon to be opening two more in Knutsford and the mighty Steel City - Sheffield!
Right now, still in the icy grasp of winter, it's easy to go straight for a warming red wine... but hold on! Spring is trying to peek through!
Pop-up culture is now a firmly established part of the restaurant scene and it’s the perfect response to change.
After receiving a 5-0 FIFA thrashing and subsequently having to post a public Facebook apology, I presented everyone with a bottle of Gran Villa, Navarra.