It’s been a busy few weeks, so no time to write obsessively about any one thing. Here’s a few things written about slightly less obsessively:
Archive for 'Wine'
High on my list of boozes to learn about at the moment is the oft-maligned ‘granny’ drink that is sherry. I’m a bit of a fan, knocking back at least one bottle of amontillado at Christmas and having grown up in a household where abstinence was enforced before 6pm with the understanding that sherry didn’t [...]
Posted: October 27th, 2010 under Bar, Beer, Cocktails, Sherry, Tastings, Wine.
Tags: camino, canary wharf, cillar de silos, estrella, feran adria, fino palamino, four roses, gonzalez byass, inedit, Moscatel, oloroso, pepito, ribera del duero, solera, tio pepe, torre isilo, val de sil, verd albera, vinãs del vero, whiskey sour
Despite several attempts I’ve never tried an British red wine. I’ve had whites at Denbies (having missed the open ‘to taste’ bottles of red by a few minutes and not wanting to spring £15 for a bottle without a taste first) and even some Welsh ‘Champagne’, courtesy of the Sugar Loaf vineyard, but as yet [...]
Christmas is traditionally a time of over indulgence and I am far from being someone who wants to buck tradition (any excuse). There may have been turkey, pies, bologneses and casseroles over the festive period, but much more importantly there has been booze. Here’s what I’ve been drinking: Beer My friend Mr Utobeer came through [...]
Posted: December 26th, 2009 under Beer, Whisky, Wine.
Tags: arran, brewdog, buffalo trace, glencadam, harviestoun, highland park, homebrew, merlot, Montepulciano d'abruzzo, naked wine, nick, ola dubh, paradox, shiraz, syrah, utobeer