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 …

Core Bar

Here is just a few more of the amazing cocktails by Head Barman Ale at Core. So if your booked in lunch or dinner be sure to arrive early take a seat at the bar and enjoy a fabulous cocktail creation as you really don’t want to miss out. The first one is the New …

Avondale Jonty’s Duck

I had the pleasure of tasting this fantastic wine from South Africa during our Tasting Menu Lunch at Haywards Restaurant in Epping. This Jonty’s Duck 2016 Pekin White was a delight with it’s flavours of lime , pineapple & grapefruit with just a hint of honey on the nose. There was also a light notes …

I was lucky enough to win a fabulous prize on #ConoSurWineTalk which meant I received six bottles of Chilean Pinot Noir wines from the Cono Sur Winery. Three bottles of Bicicleta 2017 & three bottles of Reserva Special 2016. I am also glad to say that both wines were an absolute delight. The Bicicleta 2017 …

Cantine Colosi

I’m a huge fan of sweet wines and this Cantine Colosi Hira 2014 Passito Terre Siciliane from the island of Sicily can certainly be added to my favourites list. A delightful medium bodied wine with flavours of Honey & Figs making this a perfect match for the Torte di Rose & Chocolate desserts at Ristorante …

Tenuta il Canovino

I’m not a person that would normally drink Pinot Grigio but while staying at the Hotel Excelsior Le Terraze in Lake Garda I tried this Il Canovino Quarto Vecchio from Verona and it was an absolute delight. It was a slightly dry , soft , full of citrus fruits & fresh tasting. making this wine …

During a fabulous weeks stay at this hotel we got to enjoy some fantastic cocktails by Alessandro & Michela so it’s seems only right to share them with you. Negroni The Grey – Vodka , Tonic & Grapefruit Mojito Aperol Spritz The Italian Way – Gin , Tonic , Olive & Juniper Pina Colada These …

San Leonardo Villa Gresti 2013

I had the pleasure of tasting this fabulous Italian Red Wine recommended by sommelier Franco during lunch at Murano. This wine has aromas Berries & Vanilla while on the palate there are flavours of Plum & Blackberries making this a delightful match with my Lamb dish. #SanLeonardo #ItalianWine

Claridges Bar

The Sloe Passion Plymouth Sloe Gin & Plymouth Gin blended with Passion Fruit , Lemon & Pineapple The Tropical Punch combining flavours of Whisky , Rum & Port a New Cocktail soon to be on the list in Claridges Bar Just two of the amazing cocktails you can enjoy in the fabulous bar at Claridges …