My “soon to be published” book Its Not About The Wine telling of our wine adventures over the past 50 years has a chapter simply entitled England! It highlights the rise of English wines in recent years, especially sparkling wines… Read More ›
Another “Sculpture in the Vineyard” from the annual exhibition at Bothy Vineyard in Oxfordshire as part of Mind Over Memory Saturday challenge. This one is a simple bronze looking “Mother and Child” probably in soapstone.
There’s more to wine than wine tasting, which is why I probably overuse the phrase “it’s not about the wine”. So, at the risk of being repetitive …. there are many reasons for visiting a vineyard and not all of… Read More ›
First a little historical stuff! Oxford is the county town of Oxfordshire and famous worldwide for its prestigious university, the oldest in the English-speaking world. In his poem ‘Thyrsis’ the Victorian poet Matthew Arnold called Oxford ‘the city of dreaming spires’… Read More ›