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!
Does wine smell more than just…wine? How do I taste wine properly? What are the key steps to tasting wine like a pro? There are all questions I frequently receive from both my friends and guests at tastings and masterclasses. If you are passionate about wine and enjoy playing games with your friends using your … More New Video: How to taste wine like a pro
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!
Colour-matching with my favourite Chianti Classico label got me all excited the other day! 🍷 Another skill for my CV: – Dressing the part 🇮🇹 🍷 Thank you @marchesimazzei for the most wonderful magnum of Gran Selezione 2010! A wine that not only excites my taste-buds but also intrigues my mind. A stunning example of the pure … More Chianti Classico is for lovers !
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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…
How has it taken me so many years to visit one of the most celebrated by both wine pros and oenophiles wine bar (with a top selection of natural wines) is beyond me! Especially when it’s so close to Redchurch street in Shoreditch – a road you’d usually find me on weekends looking for my … More Sager + Wilde – a.k.a. a must-visit wine bar
I hope you are not a vegetarian reading this post… if you are please look away because this is all very carnivorous! Burgers were never really a thing when I was growing up and for what matters only a few places would be proper burger places 10 years ago. At least in Greece. Mainly, they … More Best burgers I ever had! #nationalburgerday
“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!
London was boiling last week. It was wonderfully hot (as it should be during the Summer months) but, in all honesty, it was a bit much! 30°C is not the average temperature around here, so we were caught a bit off-guard! However, I wouldn’t change a thing! I love London, and when it’s hot like … More Otto’s Athens Vermouth: The urban Mediterranean aperitif is back
You don’t expect things like this to happen when you are a Chemistry student in your hometown. Travelling to other side of the world to join the harvest of one of your most favourite Estates just sound too good to be true! These were my thoughts again, back in 2013, when I met the Head … More Meerlust Harvest 2017: a South African adventure