Tag: sip save stalk

Modern opulence at Louis Roederer. May 2018

I was lucky enough to be invited to the amazing Louis Roederer estate in Reims last month, late May 2018.  Getting up early is never easy , but 4.30 AM is great time for the soul.  No Commuters, birds tweeting, the world… Read More

Grape Britain: Hattingley Valley – a warm ray of sunshine on a bleak wintery day…

So somewhere between the A3 and the south coast sits a cross cross of country lanes. Roads so interlinked you could easily find yourself lost in a world in Westeros. Enchanting trees encroach the journey to this weeks visit. This is quintessentially England. Here in the heart of Hampshire is Hattingley Valley and it sits perfectly in this idyll.

3rd March Mulled Wine Day. Enjoy anywhere, anytime, any place – as long as its cold !

As I write this the “Beast from the East” and a local UK storm “Emma”  is firmly beating down upon us ! – Scotland is in the grip of -15, Most of NE England has fallen to a stand still and most… Read More

2018 Open That Bottle Night (OTBN)

OTBN Saturday 24th February 2018 Today is a a day just like any other day , except 18 years ago a day was set aside for “open that bottle day” We all open bottle of champagne for celebration and we open bottles… Read More