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Sloe Gin and the Dunwich Horror

My recent cycling trip to the coast was cold, wet and rather grim. Rather like cycling along the Loire. We made it to Dunwich in the rain. ‘Mr Cope’ explains the gory details on his blog. I was kept going through it all by the promise of a sloe gin tasting. Our hostess Jo had… Read More »

Happy One Web Day

Happy One Web Day everyone. Today is the day to celebrate the web and what it means to you. I’ll raise a glass or two because the web lets me stay in touch with people, learn something new every day, and share my interests in wine, board games, cycle touring, football and sports of all… Read More »

Happy OneWebDay

Happy OneWebDay everyone. I’ll raise a glass and celebrate the fact that I can talk to people worldwide about wine. I don’t even have to cycle out to see them. I can watch harvests from my garden, I can browse recipes from my kitchen and I can order wine to be delivered from my bed.… Read More »

Drinking for England

England start their World Cup campaign today, but I won’t be celebrating with a bottle of English wine. Why not? Well: a) Most of it isn’t very good b) The good stuff is overpriced A lot of English Regional wine is just poor quality. It’s made by people who think it’s a wheeze to plant… Read More »