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Burgundy 2009 – my thoughts and scores.

Burgundy 2009 – my thoughts and scores.

Burgundy 2009 Overview It is rare in one of my vintage overviews to have nothing much to say!  And perhaps for this reason, I feel somewhat deflated about the prospect of having to expound on the subject of 2009 Burgundies.  There were no typhoons or […]

Decanter Magazine, February 2011 – Top 50 Syrahs under £25

Decanter Magazine, February 2011 – Top 50 Syrahs under £25

I was asked to include my top 10 Australian Syrahs in this article. I’ve no doubt that Australia makes the best value Syrahs on the planet, particularly when you are looking under the £25 mark.  With this variety grown in every corner of Aussie wine country, […]

Daily Mail Weekend, 1 January 2011 – 5 New Year Cocktails

Daily Mail Weekend, 1 January 2011 – 5 New Year Cocktails

5 New Year Cocktails Partly invigorating, a tiny bit healthy and useful for mopping up leftover bottles – these five cocktails, each with a different base ingredient, will get your constitution back on track and also help to bring some order to the ragtag collection […]