Monthly Archives: September 2010

Diverse wines from Languedoc-Roussillon- Sud de France festival

I was invited along a tasting entitled ‘When Creativity meets diversity’ designed to showcase some of the Languedoc-Roussillon’s best wines as part of the Sud de France festival (17-30 September). The Languedoc-Roussillon is famed for producing great value, easy drinking … Continue reading

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Impromptu Semillon lunch with Wine Australia

Today is another example of why I love living in London and twitter. I was keeping an eye on twitter this morning and saw a tweet from Wine Australia asking if anyone in London was up for a Semillon lunch. … Continue reading

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Say hello to the new healthy me…

So I’m really going to do it. I’m taking the whole healthy living thing seriously for a little while and leaving my summer indulgences behind. So phase one of the new healthy me involved a ridiculously colourful Ocado shop full … Continue reading

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Damn sexy Decanters from Riedel

At the recent Riedel comparative tasting I learnt about how using the right glass with your wine can make a world of different to how it tastes. Riedel glasses are beautiful, yet functional, and the science behind the grape specific … Continue reading

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Riedel comparative tasting at Vinopolis

My treat this month was to buy myself a ticket to a ‘Unique and Fascinating Comparative Tasting with Maximilian J. Riedel’. Although I do believe the right glass can increase one’s enjoyment of wine I hadn’t really understood the science … Continue reading

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Another fantastic lunch at Table in Brighton, review

Yet another fabulous lunch at Table in Brighton, I’m left baffled at why the place isn’t busier – although admittedly I went for Monday lunch but still… I first came to Table three months ago following a recommendation by @foodguardian. … Continue reading

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Hotel for Leeds Festival – Leeds Park Plaza

Leeds is the only festival where I’m lucky enough to stay at a hotel instead of on site, primarily because boutique camping is miles away at Leeds. Last year, we stayed at the Ramada Wetherby which is where the organisers … Continue reading

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