I’m lucky to have friends who share my passion for good wine, so there aren’t too many bottles of Jacob’s Creek or Gallo Brothers turning up when we meet for dinner – or in this case a leisurely Sunday lunch Read more
Here’s a brief write-up of some of the more interesting wines I encountered at the Naked Wines tasting in London this evening. I have to say, I think the interactions with the winemakers were at least as interesting as the Read more
Mrs. Claret and I have developed a cunning modus operandi for eating out at fine restaurants – rock up to the hottest ticket in town, without a booking, but at a slightly non-standard time (perhaps 6.30pm, or 9pm). Accept any Read more
Simon falls in love with Hegarty Chamans Cuvee No. 1 – only to discuss his supply has been cut off!
I have to write a brief post about my very enjoyable birthday celebration, last week. What better place than Green and Blue (of which I have spoken before) – good atmosphere, brilliant wines, and enough high quality nutrition to keep Read more
To some, the idea of English wine is a bit of a joke, wrongly associated with those sickly sweet concoctions labelled as “British Wine”. It’s an unfortunate and confusing quirk of our labelling laws that “British Wine” is made from Read more