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…

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Sherry tasting

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.

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