So another glorious visit to Core by Clare Smyth passes which meant we got to enjoy two more of the fabulous cocktails made by Head Barman Ale Villa. On this occasion we decided to go for a classic Old Fashioned made with Blanton’s Gold Edition and the Gin & Apricot using apricot infused gin , …

While I was dining at Restaurante PVP: Pão, Vinho e Petiscos in Madeira I enjoyed this amazing Cadao Douro 2017 Portuguese red wine. This wine had a lovely ruby red colour with flavours Red & Black fruits and a hint of vanilla. It was also very smooth on the palate and would accompany a variety …

We decided to pop in for a pre dinner drink at Kerridge’s Bar and enjoyed two fantastic cocktails which are unique creations by their own staff. This is a great place for a drink as the staff are very friendly so even if you were like us on this occasion not staying to eat in …

This Paso Primero white wine will definitely rank very high on my list of favourite wines. With it’s lovely golden colour this fabulous full bodied Chardonnay with tropical fruit flavours and light citrus acidity made this wine an absolute delight. I would highly recommend taking a look on their website http://www.paso-primero.com #PasoPrimero #Chardonnay

I had the pleasure of enjoying this fabulous Spanish wine at Da Terra Restaurant. A light yellow in colour with aromas of Peach & Almonds. On the the palate it was very silky & left you with a nice salty finish. This wine was a delightful match for our Tasting Menu Lunch and one that …

My July 2019 Wines in Skiathos

During my fantastic return to the island of Skiathos I once again got to enjoy not only some more excellent Greek Wines but also had the pleasure of tasting my first wine from Macedonia. I hope you enjoy these fabulous wines which I would highly recommend. Methea 2018 White Wine – Vriniotis Winery at Taverna …

During our stay at the Bourtzi Boutique Hotel in Skiathos we had the pleasure of enjoying the many cocktails created by Head Barman Thanos Kempas in the pleasant surroundings of the Lobby Bar. Here are just some of the amazing cocktails ranging from classic to the very unique. The Amaro London Gin , Campari , …

Johanneshof Reinisch

This Johanneshof Reinisch Eiswein dessert wine was an absolute gem and would definitely rank in my top three without any doubt. It was full bodied , sweet and with amazing dark berry flavours all balanced with nice acidity. This fantastic recommendation was from Head Sommelier James Peter Lloyd at Restaurant Gordon Ramsay as a perfect …

Greywacke Vineyard

This is a fantastic sweet wine that I’m delighted to say can now be added on to my favourites list. It was full of sweetness with rich flavours of Poached Quince & Dried Fruits that also gave you a lovely clean finish. This was a perfect match for my Lychee Soufflé with Lemongrass Ice Cream …

Here is just a selection of fabulous English wines that I’ve enjoyed recently and with the produce not only increasing but improving all the time I look forward to tasting even more in the future. I hope you enjoy these recommendations.. Hush Heath Estate in Kent This 2017 Hush Heath is an excellent wine which …