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2014 Bordeaux tasting from an organic perspective

On January 22nd a large group of wine geeks piled into the Grand Salon at the Archer Hotel in downtown Napa.  For many of us it was the end of a long seminar for Stage 2 candidates in the Master of Wine program.  2,428 more words

Terra di Briganti Sciascinoso

One of the most interesting discoveries in 2018: organic and vegan wine from Terra di Briganti winery made of indigenous Campanian variety called Sciascinoso. A motherload of red fruits and Mediterranean herbs with vibrant acidity and this exciting, honest energy characteristic to organic wines. Yummy!


January Featured Producer - Domaine Duseigneur

This month I am spotlighting a producer that has a special place in my heart. My love for Bernard Duseigneur and his wines began on Instagram – as odd as that may sound. 707 more words


Aldi Wine Club 19th Panel round-up

I last wrote about the Aldi Wine Club (AWC) back in May, not because I was part of their latest panel, but more to address the fact that it had been a good 6 months since the previous panel had taken place. 759 more words

Wine Tasting

Three new winebars - Amador, Ascot & Glass

And all quite different.


Found upstairs above Tommy Millions at the Press Hall in Willis Street, with a pleasant balcony to watch the world go by (albiet more peacefully in the weekends and at night!), Amador has a nice cruisy vibe. 574 more words


Prosecco: Pisani "Vegan" Organic Brut DOC

Although the wine industry is starting to pre-empt the questions,  working out whether a wine is vegan or not is still quite a challenge. Most days you’ll end up loitering in the wine aisle of the supermarket, pretending to examine labels whilst waiting for mobile internet to work. 1,015 more words

Sparkling Wines

From grapes to wine - how to make an indulgence more eco sustainable

I love wine! Don’t you? It’s a delightful addition to many meals and social occasions, a medium to great conversation and flavor enhancement. Being eco-conscious, I wondered what is the carbon footprint of wine? 563 more words