SQ Recommends Wines from The Loire
Jul
21

SQ Recommends Wines from The Loire

By Stephen Quinn and Annabel Jackson:
The Loire Valley, which stretches for 1,000 kilometres through northern France, is one of the country’s most varied wines ...

It’s not all called Prosecco you know!
Jul
15

It’s not all called Prosecco you know!

My recent trip to Italy answered many questions I had before embarking but none had a more profound educational effect than being able to come back and write about the ...

SQ Looks at the Versatility of Chardonnay
Jul
14

SQ Looks at the Versatility of Chardonnay

By Stephen Quinn and Annabel Jackson:
Chardonnay is one of the great international grape varieties. Winemakers love it because it is so malleable, in the sense that ...

Wine Times in Italy – Day 6 (Final Day)
Jul
12

Wine Times in Italy – Day 6 (Final Day)

I almost missed the bus to Banfi this morning as I was up until 3am writing up yesterday’s events and only woke up 20 minutes before the bus headed off! Had I have ...

Wine Times in Italy – Day 5
Jul
11

Wine Times in Italy – Day 5

Damn, I have just checked into a superb hotel – and it’s so dark outside that I cannot even see how nice it really is! I am in the middle of nowhere in Tuscany and ...

Wine Times in Italy – Day 4
Jul
10

Wine Times in Italy – Day 4

Waking up to a sunrise over Verona is a great feeling and, although it was a balmy 28 plus degrees at 8:30 this morning the dark clouds and rain descended on the region ...