Flowers can brighten a room or brighten someone’s day. They have been contemplated for their beauty in painting, poetry and … More
Category: Tasting notes
Cantina Vignaioli Scansano- Morellino di Scansano Roggiano DOCG 2017
Vibrant ruby colour with bright clarity, vivid aromas of dark fruit and spices with floral nuances, notes of blackberry, raspberry, … More
Miss Savvy La Blanc of Marlborough 2019
A bright and beautifully expressive Sauvignon Blanc from New Zealand, light straw-yellow colour with green reflections, exuberant aromas of tropical … More
The Art of Visual Wine Tasting Notes. — Buddha Walks Into A Wine Bar ….
I’ve recently collaborated with Brian Metters, also known as Dr. B, on his new book “Its Not About Wine” in … More
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?
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