Tag Archives: wine

South African Food and Wine Pairing


South African Wine Tasting

South African wines are not usually my first choice, as I honestly don’t know much about them. However, recently I got to discover a couple of very good ones at a food and wine pairing event hosted by Sainsbury’s and Bosman. Bosman is an eighth-generation family owned South African winery, which grow premium vineyards and supply Fairtrade wines to Sainsbury’s. Continue reading

Cheers to Waitrose Cellar!

waitrose cellar bottles Waitrose Cellar Wine Tasting – Regent’s Canal

The peeps at Waitrose sure know to how to entertain. I recently went to their brilliantly boozy wine tasting event held on a barge on Regent’s Canal. The event was to cheers the launch of their new online wine service Waitrose Cellar. Continue reading

Giveaway: Champagne Gift Pack from Halfwine, RRP £34.90 (CLOSED)

Halfwine -  Champagne gift

Get in the festive spirit with some quality champers. Halfwine.com who specialise in half bottles of fine wines, are offering one lucky reader two 375ml bottles of Guy Charbaut, NV, Cuvée de Reserve Brut 1er cru. Continue reading

Product Review: Tuscany Corner

Tuscany produce

With my somewhat limited knowledge of wine, I do however, drink a sizeable amount of the stuff, and have a fair idea of what I do and don’t like. But to be honest, unless it’s corked or is just totally rancid, then I’m quite happy to drink the wine of most grapes and tend to choose a red or white depending on mood: Continue reading