Until 2011, I used to be a Valentine’s Grinch: Why don’t people celebrate their love everyday? Why do we need the shops to be filled with hundreds of cringy red heart-shaped balloons and chocolates? What happened to the REAL romance? Back then, I lived in Germany with the most brilliant bunch of wine ladies and … More Valentine’s Day wines are not just rosé!
Last Friday’s night celebrations included this marvellous vintage 2006 Champagne, courtesy of Monsieur @terrykandylis , Head Sommelier aT 67 Pall Mall! May your weekend unravel as rich and creamy as this stunning Dom Perignon that didn’t hold back in both generosity and elegance. Lemon zest blended with a dazzling cloud of smoke coming out of a Hollywood film noir. … More Dom Perignon 2006 – what a beauty!
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For winelovers, Christmas is a time when we look forward to drinking – and even sharing – a special bottle or two. This might be a classic wine with traditional fare or just something different we’ve wanted to try for a while. I asked some wine loving friends what they…
On cold days like these, my ideal setting includes a snuggly blanket, buckets of herbal tea and planning my wine treat for dinner. As much as I love the turned-white view from my window, I hate the cold. I simply can’t stand it. Snow makes me crave rich, generous and expressive wines with lots of sun-kissed flavours: dried herbs, ripe red fruits and used leather along with grilled meaty notes to satisfy my warmth-seeking expedition!
Châteauneuf-du-Pape FTW! … More Winter wine cravings: Châteauneuf-du-Pape FTW
“He who does not risk, does not drink champagne.“ Russian proverb “In victory, you deserve Champagne, in defeat, you need it.” Napoleon “I only drink Champagne on two occasions, when I am in love and when I am not” Coco Chanel What’s your favourite Champagne quote? Let me know in the comments below!
Cristal 2009 is an absolutely stunning Champagne made from the family’s selected vineyards of older vines in mainly grand Cru designated property. A truly gastronomic wine with a beautiful golden colour and elegant notes of citrus zest, juicy exotic fruit and a pronounced minerality. Very energetic and expressive with a unique power and personality. … More The stunning Louis Roederer Cristal 2009
There are a few moments in a winelover’s journey that have been long anticipated. Like this one. Like the moment of tasting, let alone drinking this magnificent and legendary wine. And I did. On the 27th January my colleagues and I celebrated the 30th Anniversary of Maisons Marques et Domaines. After a fabulous tasting of … More The night I tried Petrus 2004…