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
A wine I tried recently was a sparkling Zinfandel rosé from Blossom Hill. Blossom Hill is a massive American wine brand, churning out millions of bottles a year to the wine drinkers of the world. They specialize in crowd pleasers because, let’s be fair, they have to. Problem with crowd pleasers is that they’re usually … More What’s Italian for Blossom Hill?
Sitting in a lecture room used to bore me to tears. I loved studying maths at uni, but lectures went so quick that I mostly lost the plot after 5 minutes and sat there for the next 55 minutes scribbling as quick as I could and trying not to forget to breath. And the … More Ooooo Me Sir, Please Sir!
When it comes to social media one of the most important things to work out is what platform the people you’re aiming at, or talk to the most, actually use. For the past couple of years I’ve been pushing myself on Twitter, got into Instagram a few months back, and even tried my hand … More SnapChat – Sod It, I’m Going for It!!
I’ve had a complete shocker. Well I have and I haven’t. In the sense that I haven’t I’ve been hugely privileged to be invited on this amazing trip to Napa and Sonoma with the Californian Wine Institute in March. I genuinely can’t wait, I’ve heard so many amazing things about the West Coast of the … More Just Don’t Talk To Me In June!!!
In a few days time it’s Australia Day. Well in exactly three weeks actually, and Aussies across the world will be celebrating the arrival of those first few convict ships over to Sydney in 1788. It’s going to be standing room only at the Walkabout on Embankment I can tell you. It’s also a great … More Free Aussie Wine Tasting? Where Do I Sign?!
Last January I got called up to do Jury service for a couple of weeks. It wasn’t anything too exciting, a drugs charge and a petty theft, but I was glad to do my civic duty and all that. Slight issue was that it was two weeks of my life I’m not getting back, and … More Back On Jury Service!