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Day Twenty Four - Fizzy Drinks

Today was one of the best theory days yet. We were visited by everyone’s favourite sommelier, Colm McCann, who showed us champagne, sparkling wines and cider. 415 more words


Little bro started an educational YouTube channel via /r/wine

Little bro started an educational YouTube channel

1-3 minute videos explaining the characteristics of different grape varietals and growing regions.

He's also done some tasting videos and how to's for beginners. 24 more words



I’m on one of my wine trips on these days. In this occasions, for entire days I’m surrounded by top sommeliers from all over the world and wine journalists or bloggers: can you imagine what our conversations sound like? 274 more words


Wine Wednesday: May 24, 2017

“The only athletic sport I ever mastered was backgammon.”

–Douglas William Jerrold, English dramatist

–Living Life Forté

Wine Wednesday

Insider knowledge: my life in wine after Fleet Street

One of the privileges of professional journalism is the thrill of insider knowledge: you know what most people don’t – or at least before they do.‎ So it was in my 11 years-plus as the Evening Standard’s Comment Editor, 2004-15: knowing which cabinet minister was about to resign, knowing why this terr‎or trial was locked down so hard, why that business deal had fallen through. 302 more words


H Valrasque Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2015

Southern Rhone, is where the historic city of Avignon produces a red wine from an area known as Chateauneuf-du-Pape (new castle of the Pope) . 156 more words


Skip the Sauvignon Blanc and Grab Some Semillon


Often we gravitate towards something we are familiar with, and wine is no exception.

For white wines, I often witness people reaching for the typical Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.  142 more words