Yesterday we checked out of San Fransisco, boarded the party bus, and headed out into wine country. As much as this was the first day of work it was a Sunday, so it was a nice ease-in job, with a good slug of time at the wonderful Ram’s Gate Winery at the mouth of Sonoma … More CALIFORN-I-A DAY 2: Beards, Bridge, and Belly Busting Desserts
Well we’ve all made it safe and sound. The California trip has started and the long hours in the plane out to San Fransisco are nearly out of all our systems. There’s a group of about 12 of us, which is enough to make me a little bit nervous and self-conscious, but sod it, the … More CALIFORN-I-A DAY 1: Beers, Burgers, and Buckets of Rain!
I loved this story. It’s a classic case in point of how not to do it. The National Organisation of Women and their stand against Trump Wineries backfired dramatically.
My parents moved out to Lincolnshire a few years back. It was a bit strange as to a lot people it’s one of those counties in Britain where you roughly know where it is, but you’re not 100% sure. But it’s a fun place, nice people, and ridiculously cheap property which is a complete rarity … More Bring On Slovenia!
Ladies and gentlemen, it’s with immense pride that I can write this blog. A good friend of mine that has a lifetime’s worth of stories from the drinks invention game has finally finished his book, and it’s out now to buy. But this isn’t just a mate’s book, this guy was the one of the … More That Sh*t Will Never Sell!!
I was there this Monday just gone in my “Rhone Valley” lectures for my diploma and heard a brilliant fact that I thought I had to share with you all! Apparently the winemakers of Chateauneuf-Du-Pape felt the urge to bring this into legal statute back in the 1950s and to this day it’s arguably the … More The Best Wine Law You’ve Ever Heard!
I was making my way through my emails this morning and a couple of things caught my eye about Chinese wine. First up I had an email from a press officer at Sainsbury’s, which is a major supermarket in the UK, saying they were about to have a couple of Chinese wines on their lists. … More Chinese Wine Starts To Hit The Shelves in the UK