The second wine at the Wines From the Levante tasting at Madrid & Darracott. A red wine from the Priorat region which has some of the most difficult soil in which to grow vines. It is this struggle that often brings out the best in the grapes. Priorat is one of only two wine regions … Continue reading Peites 2014
Back to our origins of Spanish wines for a bit. Back in early August I went to a wine tasting at Madrid & Darracott showcases wines from the Levante Region if Spain which encompasses the coastline of Cataluña and Valencia. There are some great white wines to be had from this region the best known … Continue reading Acústic Blanc 2016
Welcome back to English Wine Week. Alright I know that's a misnomer when I'm trying these wines a month apart, but they were all bought in the same week I just couldn't drink them all. Sometimes the liver needs a break. Check out the previous two wines tried by clicking on these links: Tuffon Hall … Continue reading Chapel Down Flint Dry 2018
A timely reminder given that I’m on holiday and drinking more of the stuff than I usually do. Click on the image below to open the article by our colleagues at winefolly.com
Spotted in Cowes, Isle of Wight. This is the sort of therapy I can get behind.
Currently on holiday, hence the lack of tastings, so in the meantime here is Forbes pick on the best Wine Hotels in the world for those of you looking to book your holidays. Regretfully I am not staying in one of these.
A great article by winefolly.com giving a comprehensive introduction to winemaking and what it requires. If you’re a relative newbie to wine then this is a good starting place.
This sweet wine from the Piedmont’s region of Italy may not be my favourite (see yesterday's tasting: Alice Bel Cole Attis Moscato) but there is no doubting it’s popularity on the world’s market. Check out this article by italymagazine.com for more information. Click on image to open article from Italymagazine.com
The final wine at the colourfulwines.com Summer Sparklers tasting at Tomevinos.com. The Moscato Bianco grape is known for producing sweet desert wines and this sparkling wine is no exception. It is incredibly sweet. A very pale straw colour, it even smells sweet. The scent has a light intensity but is super tropical: pineapple and lychee. … Continue reading Alice Bel Cole Asti Moscato
Yesterday I wrote about a Champagne made from the Red Wine grape Pinot Noir, known as Blancs de Noir in France. Turns out you can make any colour wine you like with this grape as our colleagues at winefolly.com explain is this article: