#WineGrapeChallenge 2: Pedro Ximenez

It would be wrong of me not to dedicated my grape post for this week to Pedro Ximenez considering I’ve been exploring the wilds of its home, Andalucia. PX is most commonly known as by…

#WineGrapeChallenge 1: Nosiola

Entry number 1 of what I hope will be 1386.. The beginning of the Jancis ‘Wine Grapes’ Challenge. If you missed how it began the take a look here. I promised that I wouldn’t start this…

Benoit

Another weekend and another Paris trip. Its too temptingly easy isn’t it when you can hop on a train early in the morning, have a snooze then wake up in Paris. Only problem with such…

Starting the #WineGrapeChallenge

1386 different grape varieties. In a possibly ill-advised moment of insouciance I agreed to a challenge as something of a now very belated New year’s resolution. To find and drink wines made from each and every one…

Rex & Mariano

I remember when this place was a Vodka Revolution bar stuck down a grotty side street in Soho whose raison d’être was little more than for the drunken amorous encounters of late night revellers or an apparent double…