More than Malbec: Notes from new wave Argentina

Today was all about meat, Malbec and Mayorga; Santiago Mayorga to be precise: a hot winemaker (as in ‘doing good things’. Tsk!), who leads the team at Cadus Wines and works with the high end labels at Nieto Senetiner in Uco Valley, Argentina. Over a...

Grenache: The Farmer’s Daughter of Wine Grapes

Grenache: The Farmer’s Daughter of Wine Grapes Easygoing, wholesome and uncomplicated, your spiritual wine grape is Grenache: the red grape that personifies the down-to-earth farmer’s daughter. The ultimate girl next door, the farmer’s daughter is rustic,...

Vintage Veuve Clicquot: A tale of three Kates…

Launch of a new vintage: Veuve Clicquot 2008 In the stunning clock house of the St Pancras Chambers, surrounded by oversized timepieces and over looking Kings Cross, Dominique Demarville, Chef de Caves for Champagne house Veuve Clicquot, introduces us to the latest...

Beaujolais: a wine for working lunches

This week, I wrote a pice for the fabulous Talented Ladies Club about why Beaujolais is the perfect wine for a working lunch… Wine for… work lunches: 4 reasons why your work lunch should be a winey one You may not have considered this before, but wine is a...