Monthly Archives: September 2011

Skyy Vodka’s Glamour Live

A while back, I was invited to a rather lavish bash at Supperclub in Notting Hill for Skyy Vodka’s Glamour Live by one of my favourite people in PR, Fiona Hardman. I’d like to say that I don’t make a … Continue reading

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Dunn Dunn Dunn – Diageo Whisky Tasting with Colin Dunn at Callooh Callay

Tasting Tuesdays at Callooh Callay are always a worthwhile adventure for those wanting to spend a bit more time getting to know their spirits and the stories behind them. Dr Dunn Tasting Tuesday session was no exception. Indeed, demand had … Continue reading

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Three of the best tapas bars in Seville

Seville has a very special place in my heart, not only is it the home of tapas, flamenco but it also the city where I got married. My husband and I have visited Seville several times since we first fell in love … Continue reading

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WSET Diploma, Week 15, Sherry PART 2

So I went a little overboard on the Sherry notes, I’ve had to split over two posts. This post will focus on different Sherry styles, and compare biological vs oxidative ageing. [Apols for the crazy long gap in between Sherry … Continue reading

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Fortified Wines tasting exam advice from Jeremy Rockett of Gonzalez Byass UK

The drinks industry is such a beautiful place, there are no end of people willing to lend your their ear, show you round a bodega or pass on some helpful hints and tips to keen Diploma students bricking it about their … Continue reading

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Maker’s Mark Bourbon tasting at LAB with London Cocktail Society

I have my Spirits WSET Diploma exam in a couple of months and so have signed myself up for a raft of Spirits tastings to help get up to speed. First up on my list was the Bourbon evening at … Continue reading

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Booking now: Pure Music and Whisky Festival

Some things are just meant to go together, strawberries and cream, movies and popcorn and rock music and whisky. Now some clever team has finally put the final two together with the Pure Music and Whisky festival – a festival … Continue reading

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London Cooking Club – Malaysian by May

Such a long time ago now, I was introduced to the joys of Malaysian Cuisine courtesy of the London Foodie’s London Cooking Club. I love Oriental cuisine, but before that evening I could not have told you what Malaysian food … Continue reading

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