Wine Pairing for all your Pancakey Pleasures

pancake day 5th March Wine Pairing for all Your pancaking pleasures As Pancake Day fast approaches, I wonder – are you going to buy a ready made pancake mix or have you started perusing the internet for recipes, outlining your strategy for the three course pancake extravaganza? Whichever fence you…

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Quintarelli amarone 2005

Quintarelli Amarone 2005 Ok, what can I say.... When I see the familiar squiggles of a Guisepe Quinterelli label I go a little giddy... And no it's not because I'm drunk! It's because I'm in love. Not the self deprecating, argumentative and oh so often disappointing love between two people,…

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Ridgeview Winery

Ridgeview Winery An English estate with one vision; To make only the best tradition method sparkling wine. Out of Albert Einstein’s many quotes one resonates deeply within me: “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” And in the moment at Ridgeview when you are overlooking the…

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The Chocolate Block 2011

THE CHOCOLATE BLOCK 2011 I have worked in restaurants all my life, and in the last few years in London, the one most requested wine from customers has been THE CHOCOLATE BLOCK! Granted I was working in a steakhouse at the time, and this wine is a plump juicy red…

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