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...

Winebird’s Sherry Basics

Don’t be the person that thinks that Sherry is the sweet clear stuff your Nan drinks at Christmas. That’s like saying you never watch films because the only one you’ve ever seen is Titanic 2. The Sherry that people go nuts for is usually dry… As Olly Smith once...

The Winter Rosé Revolution

The Winter Rosé Revolution A cool glass of rosé may not be the first thing that comes to mind when planning your meal for Christmas day, but actually, there’s something rather wonderful about drinking pink at this time of year. There are many styles to chose from but...