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There’s more to Burgundy than wine tasting!

A lovely misty dawn from the slopes of Pommard heralds a good day for wine tasting and a vineyard walk as part of our wine travels around Burgundy. 55 more words


What I learned about blogging this month

A bit of a well worn title, especially from an “ancient blogger”, but I deliberately set out to learn something a few months back to infuse this blog with a bit more …. 696 more words


The Wine Diaries: There's more to life than Pinot Grigio

When it comes to booze, us Scots tend to focus on the two substances we’re best known for: whisky and beer (no, I do not count Buckfast). 760 more words

Glasgow Food Blog

May is for Rose'!

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Rose’ is super trendy right now and for good reason! Not only does it come in various festive shades of pink that signals the coming of summer, but it also comes in a variety of styles. 51 more words


Dr B reblogged this on Wine Tales From Mindful Travels and commented:

Summer is knocking on our doors, time to clean off the barbecue and stock up with ...... plenty of Rose wine for the season! The range of Rose from different grapes and parts of the world has grown tremendously in the last couple of years, and whether you merely want to be “on trend” or finding some great bargains, it can help if you know a little more about how Rose is made and the scale of variety available to you. Sweet, savoury, or dry and fruity are the three styles you’ll come across so you need to experiment and shop around to find what suits you; then there’s the light Rose of Provence and the dark to deep red Rose of Tavel, both from France. In each case it’s also a question of grape variety, Cinsault, Syrah, Pinot Noir, Mourvèdre, Malbec, Grenache ......! But the whole world is making Rose so plenty to choose from so why not have a Rose party/barbecue with bottles of differing style and from different parts of the world? This reblogged post from San Antonio Vino tells you all you need to know ....

Wine Wednesday: The 4 levels of Chablis you need to know.

My first taste of “Chablis” was a wine produced in California or Chile, I’m unsure which one …… and I am not joking! Back in the 1960s there didn’t seem to be any regulation preventing anyone from growing a wine in a particular style and then naming it after that style. 534 more words

Wine Tasting

Prosecco: Brand On The Run?

Whether it’s a drink that makes you thirst or curse, there’s no denying that the biggest sparkling wine success of the last ten years has been the surge in popularity for Prosecco.  509 more words

Wine Blogging

Italian Wine: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly!

A short post on the Decanter blog a few months back alerted me to the existence of The Wine Century Club where membership is based on having tasted a minimum of 100 different grape varieties. 201 more words

Wine Tasting