Category: wine

Avina Wine Stopper

I love a wine gizmo, especially one which necessitates me drinking sparkling wine to test it, and so when Avina asked me to give their premium champagne stopper a go, it’s...

Wine tasting at Veeno

The Boy and I were invited along to Veeno recently, to see what we thought of their wine tasting experience. We were clearly very pleased to oblige, as regular visitors...

agnolotti pasta, pranzo, piemonte

Trial by Pranzo: The Piemontese lunch

We literally got back from Piedmont, Italy, this afternoon and I appear to have finally succumbed to The Boy’s cold. Still there are some blog posts that you get so...

Fairtrade chocolate wine matching

The Fairtrade Foundation sent me some delicious chocolate – Swiss produced organic bars from Chocolate and Love. They also sent some lovely sounding recipe cards, but of course I had...

Pop your cork: 45 St Martin’s

Edit: 45 St Martin’s is no more – and has been replaced by beer bar Tonne. We popped along last week to the soft launch of Leicester’s latest wine bar....

Maiyango is changing!

We were invited to one of the final tasting evenings at Maiyango, Leicester this week. They are closing their doors on 22nd July for a complete overhaul, where the central...

La Campore – wines from Piemonte

I’ll be honest, when I met Alessandro from La Campore at the Terra Madre festival in Turin last year, I didn’t think for a moment that I’d see him again....