The Cook, the Coach, the Wife and a Love of Wine
The Cook, the Coach, the Wife and a Love of Wine The Valentine’s Day Massacre An invitation from Cambodia’s Wine Warehouse team was simply too good to refuse; a wine pairing dinner at the...
About Last Night – New Wines
About Last Night The Wines Things of Stone and Fruit Domaine Paul Blanck, Schlossberg Grand Cru, Riesling, Alsace 2017 The Blanck family has been established in Alsace since the late 16th century and in the...
The Serpent’s Tale
The Serpent’s Tale We shed our years like serpent skins When young, we wriggle out of them. Awkwardly and with impatience, Nothing can stop us, As we hurry to reach our freedoms Later, they run off new skin like...
Bad Earth, Petillant Naturel
Bad Earth, Petillant Naturel I have been a huge fan of this vineyard and its wines from the very first time I tasted their Pinot Noir, and soon after managed to kick the dirt...
A Well Chimed Visit
A Well-Chimed Visit “I had an inheritance from my father, It was the moon and the sun. And though I roam all over the world, The spending of it’s never done.” Ernest Hemingway, For Whom the Bell Tolls, (1940) The...
The Essential Guide to Modern Madeira
The Essential Guide to Modern Madeira Announcing the release of The Essential Guide to Modern Madeira by Richard Mayson, published by The International Wine & Food Society (IWFS). The making of madeira?! It is so much...
Bordeaux, Asia Tour 2022
Bordeaux, Asia Tour 2022 - Maison Ginestet - Warehouse Tasted on the 39th floor of the Rosewood Hotel, Phnom Penh Cambodia on the 25th of November 2022 Chateau Les Carmes Haut Brion – Pessac Leognan The property...
Basque-ing in Glory
Basque-ing in Glory The Basque Country, (Basque: Euskal Herria) is the home of the Basque people, it sits in the north of the Iberian Peninsula in the Western Pyrenees, straddling the border between Spain...