Just a little over a year ago I was talking with Isabelle Legeron and we joked about the prospect of RAW wine Sheffield. She jested that the only person who would be there would be me. I didn’t get too offended by that as, well she was kind of right. Sheffield has never been a … Continue reading Natural Wine in The Steel City – Dream or Reality?
It’s a common word that is just taken for granted if you know what it means but, if you don’t, it can sound pretentious. So, what is it?
What a year! To those people who have visited our site and the industry folk we've met along the way, we would like to say a big thank you.
"So what's the real difference between Champagne and Prosecco?"
The subject of vintage seems to be one of the least accessible for people who are new to wine, and even those who've begun to develop their interest, so we thought it was time we gave you our simple guide to vintages, exceptional years and difficult years.
"We all skateboarded together and we did our own thing but, at the end of the day, we'd catch up over a bottle of wine. Similar to going out for a beer with your mates."
Upon my return to Toronto, the city that I hold closest to my heart (second to Sheffield of course); I have had the opportunity to see how it has changed since I left four years ago. More importantly, I can see the development in attitudes to alcohol.
Not all wines get better with age, but it's worth getting it right with the ones that do.
What's the easiest way to vine-hop? How about in a room full of winemakers, equipped with nothing but an empty glass and a healthy level of curiosity? On Sunday we had this exact opportunity. RAW WINE in London is a two day celebration of some of the best natural, organic and biodynamic wine in the … Continue reading RAW Reactions
Miles: "It tastes like the back of a fucking L.A. school bus. Now they probably didn't de-stem, hoping for some semblance of concentration, crushed it up with leaves and mice, and then wound up with this rancid tar and turpentine bullshit. Fuckin' raid."