In my personal life I have always been the first to shy away from publicity, keeping a low profile on social media and hiding behind others when the cameras are out. How things have changed since setting up Wines With Attitude.
After an audio podcast with e-commerce guru Chloe Thomas late last year, I have now even braved the cameras and feature in the March
When drinking or tasting wine most people focus only on the smell and the taste of it, ignoring what ought to be the first step - looking at the wine's colour and its general appearance . You might think that choosing red, white or rosé is all you need to think about in terms of the colour of wine but in fact the colour can
... & understanding Burgundy wine labels
The focus in the wine world at the beginning of each year is on Burgundy with the release of the latest vintage - in January 2018 this was the 2016 vintage release. It therefore seems like a good time to provide a very quick guide to Burgundy and its wines .
How are you supposed to make sense of
Tips for matching Christmas food with wine - and practical suggestions - Part 1
In this blog post I look into the typical Christmas dishes that feature as a main course for Christmas dinner in UK homes and make suggestions about wines that can complement them - and about wines that won't match so well. See my separate blog posts covering a) Christmas desserts and
I wrote a blog post about ruby port after taking delivery of my first port, a beautiful Crusted Port from Churchill's Estates. I have now added a lovely tawny port from Quinta do Vallado to the portfolio so what better time to continue our journey on the Douro river to find out more about port and how tawny port (usually) differs from ruby port ?