My new book, It’s Not About The Wine, tells of a 50 years journey that went beyond merely drinking the stuff. Wine opened many doors to us related to culture, philosophy, art, people and …… history. Here’s a short video… Read More ›
Ever wondered why you “think” you taste blackcurrants in a Malbec or gooseberries in Sauvignon Blanc? Or why some people taste liquorice and cigar box in some wines and you don’t? Here’s the answer to those flavours in wine tasting ….. a little understanding of chemistry will show you that NONE of these fruits etc actually exist in a wine, and that an inability to detect them should NOT discourage you from visiting vineyards, exploring new grapes, new wines, new countries. Travel the world of wine at home too ….. try something different!
This post is about differing perceptions in wine appreciation and I did consider writing it as one of my jokey conversations between Buddha and The Two Doctors, but I realised that not everyone would get it. Get it? Oh well,… Read More ›
Advice and a step by step guide on how to build a wine collection