It is a very special feeling to be mesmerised and enchanted by the small things in life- something we experience … More
Category: Wine Guide
Noanis Ribolla Gialla Spumante Brut, Vini La Delizia
A wine that’s so light and soft it’s almost not even there. Beautifully delicate it captures the essence of the present moment and it’s fleeting quality. Is mindful wine tasting possible? How can mindfulness and meditation enrich our experience of wine?
The Colours and Flavours of Puglia: A multi sensory experience
Apulia, or Puglia in Italian, is a unique kaliedoscope of vivid colours which paint the palatte of its places, its food and its wine. From the bright, turquoise sea contrasted by luminous, white limestone buildings to the deep purple grape bunches in the vineyards, it is certainly a visually stunning region. What effect might these colours have on our other senses?
Casa D’Ambra Biancolella 2018
The Amalfi Coast in a glass, a simple and refreshing wine from Casa D’Ambra on the island of Ischia, where heroic viticulture is part of the local heritage.
Elena Walch Chardonnay 2018
Elena Walch’s exquisite Chardonnay and femininity in wine
Binner La Salon des Bains Riesling 2016
Spontaneity in a glass in a Alsace Riesling that’s vibrant, racy and alive. Rich, golden colour, luminous and dense, aromas … More
Assembly Required Part 2: Cubism, Mrs. Dalloway and Writing About Wine
What cubist painters did in transforming the way we look at things and think about paintings, Virginia Woolf did for … More
Lacrimarosa, Mastroberardino Irpinia Rosato 2017
This is an experiment in writing tasting notes. The first is the way I have been writing them for this … More
Il Rosso dei Vespa Primitivo di Manduria 2017
The Primitivo di Manduria from Bruno Vespa, famous Italian TV journalist
Cantina Terlan Chardonnay 2016
Tropical, lively and clean. Translucent straw yellow colour, intense, fresh aromas of tropical fruit such as banana, passion fruit and … More