Wine Wednesday: The 4Rs of Spanish White Wine


I have visited Spain on holiday a great many times, occasionally to Madrid, but mostly along the coast from Cadiz in the West to Barcelona in the East. I have sampled many wines, usually reds and of course the wines of Jerez (Sherry) which go so well with Jamon Iberico. Just be careful when you … Continue reading Wine Wednesday: The 4Rs of Spanish White Wine

How many different wine grapes have you tasted?


I have just received my certificate and been accepted as a member of the exclusive Wine Century Club, an organisation for people who can show they have tasted 100 different grape varieties used in wines from around the world. It has taken me 50 years to achieve this and required a very high level of … Continue reading How many different wine grapes have you tasted?

Malaga: First Impressions


This is our third trip to Malaga, a lovely town on the south coast of Spain. We are here for a week and now into our third day, not going anywhere, just mooching around the seafront, the tapas bars, museums and galleries and tomorrow ...... the shops. Here’s a sample of how Malaga looks .... … Continue reading Malaga: First Impressions