A stunning tasting at Henschke with Stephen & Justine, which included a 'perfect' wine

Henschke, Eden Valley, South Australia  I popped into Henschke for a quick tasting and came away with some exquisite memories.  Aside from Lotte, the beautiful dachshund pictured above, there are some wines listed below which you will no doubt feel compelled to track down.  Here are my brief notes – as always, a stream of […]
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Flashback to 1957 and wine styles which were popular then, brought to life today!

There were a handful of classic wine styles which were most popular in the 1950s.  Here are some modern-day examples.  The recipes mentioned are all detailed in Weekend Magazine today. 2015 Bourgogne Rouge, Pinot Noir, Joël Rémy, Burgundy, France (£15.75, reduced to £13.95 each by the case, Lea & Sandeman tel. 020 7244 0522 & […]
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2016 Creation, Viognier, Walker Bay, South Africa

Regular readers will be familiar with my very occasional Viognier recommendations.  We made a pact together back in April 2016 only to drink this grape if I had given it the seal of approval.  If you have broken this pledge, then shame on you, and you deserve the inevitable disappointment to which your palate will […]
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