Archive for August 2018
Blind Tasting – Why?
The wine world seems to have something of an obsession with blind tasting – surely this is a fairly pointless skill. In the real world when do you ever need to identify a wine blind? The bottles have a nice helpful label on the front. Sure, I can see the need to describe a wine…Read More
Sherry is one of my passions so I recently organised a tasting of the main styles – Fino, Manzanilla, Amontillado, Oloroso, Cream and PX. It’s great when people who say sherry is either to dry or too sweet see the range of wines available and go away prepared to give it a try.Read More
Bizios Symposium Moschofilero 2016 – Wine of the Month July 2018
This was really interesting as it uses a grape variety I had not previously heard of. From the Bizios Estate, Nemea, Greece this is really fresh with peach and apricot aromas and will be great with seafood. £16 from Wimbledon Wine CellarRead More