Quetzal Chardonnay Chenin Blanc 2014 Mexican Wine

I’d never had a Mexican wine before, which is not that surprising, as I’ve never been to Mexico either.  I’ve eaten a lot of TexMex food which I’ve enjoyed a lot, but I suspect the closest I’ve ever come to eating Mexican food is in Detroit, just north of Canada!  Detroit’s West Side has a… Read More »

Caesar Montepulciano D’Abruzzo 2014

Sometimes a wine is remembered more for a sense of place and time rather than the flavours it brings to the table.  This is very much one of those wines.  We were in Dublin when the city was awash with Americans who had just seen a College football game between Georgia Tech and Boston College… Read More »

Corbello Cattarratto Inzolia Sicily IGT 2016

I picked this wine up in Waitrose because the sun was shining, the birds were singing and it felt like spring had finally sprung.  I was looking forward to sitting outside in the evening, seeing the cherry blossom all around, watching the daffodils bloom and feeling at one with the world.  The label screamed relaxed… Read More »

I Heart Prosecco – Perfect for Prosecco Cocktails

If you wanted a Prosecco for Valentine’s Day then this one certainly looks the part.  The label features a heart, the name is Heart.  Quite why they didn’t make the label heart shaped I don’t know.  I’m pretty certain that if pink Prosecco was a real thing then they’d have made it pink, but it’s not,… Read More »