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Intro to the World Of Wine – Day 7, part 1: South Africa

We discovered more of the New World at this weeks West London Wine School course – South Africa and North America. You can read about North America in my… 800 more words

Intro To Wine Course

Doyenne Rose 2013

This delicious rose’ blend from Yakima Valley, WA is a perfectly refreshing palate cleanser to any dinner. It’s a blend of some of the most unexpected French grapes, grown right here in the US. 77 more words

Wine Reviews

Langmeil, SMG, Three Gardens, Barossa, Australia, 2011, 14.5% abv, C$30

Any excuse – yes, give me one and I’ll open up a GSM.  In this case, I can blame having to open that lovely blend of Grenache, Syrah and Mourvedre on my 17 year old’s birthday dinner. 208 more words


The BIG Rhône Tasting at Ely Bar and Brasserie, Dublin (Part two)

Part one gave the background to the BIG Rhône tasting at Ely as part of Rhône Wine Week in Ireland and some of the whites which really caught my eye. 1,617 more words

Tasting Events

Better ten years late than not - we watched the movie 'Sideways'

I had to interject a blog about the movie Sideways since my partner and I just watched it for the first time tonight.  It is my fault that we have no TV and are way behind the times for movies – I have a hard time just sitting and watching something, so it is rare when we DO watch something. 344 more words


Scientific Proof That Wine Makes You More Creative

Historically, when I’m working on writing a new business proposal, cranking out an inspiring creative strategy, or just trying to write a new blog post, I closely collaborated with my creative muse – a nice bottle of red wine. 493 more words

Keith Wymetalek

The terroirifying prospect of Gigondas

For a minute at the 2014 London Gigondas tasting – the first ever Gigondas press and trade tasting in the UK – I thought the  1,323 more words