Yearly Archives: 2010

Second lot of Spanish whites (first is here), this time majoring on what could stake a claim (along with Rias Baixas & Valdeorras) to be Spain’s finest white wine region. Hermanos Lurton Rueda Verdejo 2009, Spain (~£8) Reminds me of Bordeaux Sauvignon with its slightly nutty citrus and tinned pear […]

Spanish whites part 2: Rueda

Any wine blogger fancy a trip to Romania? The Romanian Winegrowers office is currently running a competition looking for the best blog entry on the subject of why wine drinkers in the UK should want to embrace Romanian wines, with prize being a trip around the country’s top wineries and […]

Romanian Rhapsody

Been in France for most of the last fortnight, but managed to find time last week to host a tasting of Henschke wines for the enterprising West London Wine School. Afterwards I sat down with proprietor and professional hat-wearer Jimmy Smith to talk about what we’d been tasting. First three […]

A range from Henschke with West London Wine School

Cheeses from La Fromagerie, Burgundies from Louis Jadot….so how do they get on together? (Notes on the cheeses are from La Fromagerie – selected cheeses are also available at Sainsbury’s, Norbiton Fine Cheese Co.,, Tesco, Waitrose and John Lewis) Louis Jadot Bourgogne Chardonnay 2007 (£11.99 Tesco, Eagle Wines, Wine […]

Cheese & Wine – a marriage made in heaven?