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… Read More

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… Read More

The food at this hotel is always fantastic but on Gala Nights it’s taken to another level. Normally you get to enjoy a salad buffet before choosing you starter & main courses to be followed by a dessert buffet but on these… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

Bodega Piedra Negra Torontes 2016

This fabulous Torontes wine from the Mendoza area of Argentina was an absolute pleasure and matched our Tasting Menu at Haywards Restaurant perfectly. With its floral aromas and flavours of lemon , lime , peach & pineapple gives this wine the versatility… Read More

The Core Bar

The Core Bar is another great reason to visit Core by Clare Smyth where you’ll not only be in for an amazing dining experience but is also a great place enjoy a pre Lunch or Dinner drink where you can take the… Read More

This fabulous South African white wine from the BlankBottle winery by Pieter Walser is definitely one of the best wines I’ve had the pleasure of tasting. This wine was a recommendation by sommelier Gareth Ferr at Core by Clare Smyth as a… Read More

This was a fabulous overnight stay in a wonderful B&B where owners Richard & Jan make sure you had everything you need. The B&B itself is ideally situated in being only a short bus / taxi ride into Windsor and also in… Read More