Nonino: Smooth and Elegant Grappa from Friuli
Oct
22

Nonino: Smooth and Elegant Grappa from Friuli

On the whole I am more afraid of colourless liquids than anything else so image my apprehension when accepting an invitation to spend an afternoon tasting Grappa – ...

SQ Heads to Portugals Alentejo Region
Oct
20

SQ Heads to Portugals Alentejo Region

By Stephen Quinn and Annabel Jackson
The Alentejo wine region is Portugal’s largest, producing about two fifths of the country’s wine. A tasting in Lisbon in ...

My Wine of the Week
Oct
17

My Wine of the Week

Louis Guntrum 2013 Oppenheim Sackträger Riesling Spätlese Trocken: The Perfect Bottle to Enjoy with the Autumn Breeze
By Stephy Poon
Time files. It’s already ...

Ned Goodwin MW: It’s all about Discipline
Oct
15

Ned Goodwin MW: It’s all about Discipline

By Stephy Poon
Ned Goodwin, Master of Wine: It’s all about Discipline
Rome wasn’t built in a day. If you want to achieve something, to get something done, to make ...

Wine and Dine 2014; Epic Fail?
Oct
14

Wine and Dine 2014; Epic Fail?

Once again the annual Wine and Dine Festival is almost upon us and although we love to bash the organisers each year, it is still a great public event and one that, over ...

NZ Sustainable Wine and Seafood at Fish Bar
Oct
14

NZ Sustainable Wine and Seafood at Fish Bar

New Zealand Sustainable Wine and Seafood Promotions at Fish Bar
Seafood and wine from New Zealand have a good reputation because of its clean water, the environment and ...