The halfway point for our Youtube videos doing RSBC’s winefold challenge has us tackling wines 3 and 4, including one in particular that stumps us both!
So the blindfolds are on, and the first two wines are poured. Are we even going to be able to find where the glasses are??
Last week I got the chance to head out to Champagne on the train and visit Champagne Deutz. Amongst the fine bubbles, great food, and wonderful setting, I managed to find time to have a chat with Jean-Marc Lallier-Deutz, the great great grandson of the founder William Deutz. Check out the video below and see … More NEW YOUTUBE VIDEO: A Quickie With Jean-Marc Lallier-Deutz
Was really lucky to sneak in a quick chat with Matt Stafford when he was over in London recently. Between trips round all the top wine sellers in the UK he managed to spare 5 minutes for me to take about what it’s like to be a winemaker at the brilliant Craggy Range vineyard in … More NEW YOUTUBE VIDEO: A Quickie with Matt Stafford
Been a bit radio silence from me this last month with taking a holiday and a few other trips, but back home and raring to go for the autumn. Here’s my recent piece I did for the The Buyer on the best weekend in Bordeaux by a country mile….the world famous Marathon Du Medoc!!! http://www.the-buyer.net/people/le-marathon-du-medoc-the-best-weekend-in-bordeaux/
A couple of things happened recently that sparked me into writing something about mental health in the workplace. I didn’t know what the reaction would be. I didn’t even know if the editors at The Buyer would even want to publish it. But huge thanks to them for running it, and huge thanks to everyone … More NEW BUYER PIECE: Why Mental Health and the Wine Industry Can Be Awkward Bed Fellows
Lidl UK had a new set of wines ready for us to taste yesterday in Central London. The mostly French-themed selection make up the bulk of what will be on the shelves for the Autumn and Winter in supermarkets across the country. Here’s my take on the top three whites and top three reds to … More NEW YOUTUBE VIDEO: Top Picks From Lidl