Last one of “Bubbles for Christmas” series, and we couldn’t have done this whole thing without a bit of Prosecco could we? And also Amelia manages to squeeze in a bit of Chocolate Box sparkling shiraz! . . https://youtu.be/mZ3XintMEgM
In Part 2, Amelia and I explore that “special relationship” those two berks Tony Blair and George Bush kept banging on about, by having a look at English and American fizz options for Christmas. We’ve got the super fresh Exton Park Brut, and the sublime Domaine Carneros Classic Cuvée…enjoy!
Amelia Singer & I both love our Champagne, but thought on the run into the Christmas holidays, time to have a look at some alternative bubbles out there on the market….Part 1 is Crémant and Cava! https://youtu.be/8VtV_u7zYkg
To get y’all ready for his UK Wine Hour stint tonight, here’s northern wine-o extraordinaire, Simon Woods, on the whys, whats, and hows of his new book “101 Wine FAQs”. Great one for the wine newbies in your lives, and available on Amazon too, what more could you want?
Louis Jadot is a Burgundy wine behemoth. Producing wines in over a quarter of the region’s 600 appellations, they really are one of the biggest players in Eastern France’s long and winding wine heartland. Recently I met Fred Barnier, the man charged to continue the traditions of this 150 year old business, with a brief … More Steady As She Goes Louis Jadot
I was recently in Bordeaux for a press trip courtesy of the Bordeaux Wines council. A great trip focusing on the great things that are happening in Bordeaux away from the Grand Cru Classés that everyone thinks is all Bordeaux is about. On that trip we headed up to Canon Fronsac, on Bordeaux’s right bank, … More Bordeaux Winemakers – Axel & Chloe
For my latest piece in The Buyer, I wrote up a couple of tastings I’d been to recently where Malbec, everyone’s favourite steak wine, played a major role. From America to Africa to Europe, Malbec around the world is pushing forward great guns. It’s a great time to be a Malbec lover!! http://www.the-buyer.net/tasting/wine/mike-turner-lunch-cadus-malbec/