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A wine river in the making?

It’s kind of odd, isn’t it – there we all were, in a state of lockdown, wondering at the extent of the loo roll run.  (The sensible folk amongst us paid little attention.)  And as we sat in our gardens on the warm spring evenings with just our neighbours to chat to, we were all […]

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Boom! A flying winemaker that can write too!

The power of social media has meant that the great flying winemaker John Weeks and I are back in contact and working together again for the first time in many years.  What’s more, he’s agreed to join us at 3.30am (his time, not ours) for next week’s Lockdown Live! event, entitled Boom, Boom, Barossa! when we’ll […]

It’s Lockdown Live Curry Night – Thurs 14th

It’s Lockdown Live Curry Night – and a chance to win a bottle this evening!!!! So crack open the Indian wine (or whatever you have to hand) and join us at 7pm for Thursday night’s vinous banter.  Discover how amazingly wines can pair with Indian food.  You can even get stuck into our delicious canape […]

Small & nimble has its advantages…

I continually stop and pinch myself at the speed at which the world has changed since the early days of this pandemic.  It seems extraordinary to think that it was all but seven weeks ago that I was sitting in a restaurant – it seems like an eternity.   On the other hand, home cooking has […]

Live Stream – Thursday 16th April – 18.30 BST

Tonight’s Episode 2 of our virtual Spring Wine & Food Pairing – don’t forget to have a glass to hand!  Tonight, we’re covering: Adaras Albarino with Salmon & Beetroot Tartare, followed by Castelforte Valpolicella Ripasso with Asian-style Meatballs – delish! It’s gonna be a blast – see you later – https://www.facebook.com/events/626759497878074/