The Wines of Gala: #2 Joy


Still not drinking any wine but learning from Salvador Dalí, who was not only a great artist he was a connoisseur of wine. He categorised  the wines he drank into groupings associated with his emotions and his painting; here’s the second I’m featuring, "Wines of Joy!" The Wines of Joy are simply listed as: Beaujolais … Continue reading The Wines of Gala: #2 Joy

No Wine November: #Savennieres


Being diagnosed with cancer, any form ...... but in my case Prostate Cancer, definitely focuses the mind onto the most important things in life. Family is definitely top of my list and the relationship with my wife, my daughter and son in law, all three of whom have been "with me" every step of the … Continue reading No Wine November: #Savennieres

The Wines of Gala: #1 Purple


I may not be drinking any wine at present, but I can still read, learn, improve my knowledge. In this case I am absorbing something of Salvador Dalí, who was not only a great artist he was a connoisseur of wine. He categorised  the wines he drank into groupings associated with his emotions and his … Continue reading The Wines of Gala: #1 Purple

No Wine November #Chablis!


  This is my third month of not drinking any alcohol due to my prostate cancer and prostatectomy, entirely self imposed when the general advice is to "cut down" on things like caffeine, fizzy drinks and alcohol. But I have never been one for half measures in my career, life in general, or my hobbies. … Continue reading No Wine November #Chablis!