May 30, 2013
My favourite two wines from our casual wine club last week were both from Marlborough in New Zealand. The Ned Sauvignon Blanc 2012 and Brancott Estate Pinot Noir 2011.
Jan 17, 2011
Sauvignon Blanc relapse ABS. It’s a well known acronym to do with how effectively your car brakes work. A convenient coincidence, as it also stands for Anything But Sauvignon which was one of my aims for 2011. Putting the brakes on my consumption of this grape varietal meant no more cash would leave my wallet (on the odd occasion that some found its way in) to buy another bottle of what I generally...
May 12, 2010
I stopped in at The Sampler on Upper Street in Islington last evening. The store offers tastings of an excellent range of wines, making use of the Enomatic wine serving machines, similar to the Winesense stores in South Africa. Here are a few that I tried… 2009 Simonsig The War Horse Chenin Blanc, South Africa £7 Why not start with something from SA? The label makes you want to pick it up to start...