This was another great food & wine pairing to add to my collection. On sunday we decided to have a homemade Chilli so was therefore looking for a nice wine that was easy to drink and have enough body to hold itself against the spiciness of the dish. The wine we chose was a 2017 …

Over the last month or so I’ve been asking my good friend Alison Taffs at the Hop Inn Micro Pub in my hometown of Hornchurch for her expertise in pairing wine with food. To which I am also pleased to say that her results have been an absolute delight. So when we popped in last …

This Dark Horse 2018 Californian Chardonnay was a absolute delight. It had amazing flavours of pear & vanilla which were followed by caramel that led to a very smooth and creamy finish. This turned out to be a perfect pairing for our Chicken Piri Piri as it complimented the spices of the dish perfectly

This weekend it was time to once more challenge my good friend and wine expert Alison Taffs from the Hop Inn micro pub in Hornchurch. The task was to pair a wine to go with my favourite Indian food from Tandoori Lounge. Well I can tell you right now she absolutely smashed it. She chose …

This South African red wine will without doubt live long in my memory as it was an absolute beauty. At 14.5% and full of Blackberry & Rich Plum flavour this wine was heaven. You would have thought this wine with that high percentage and bold flavours should have been quite heavy to drink.

This Dr Loosen 2018 Riesling was chosen by my good wine friend Alison Taffs who is the owner of the Hop Inn micro pub in Hornchurch. We decided to put her skills to the test by asking her to pair a wine to go with our Pork and Chipotle burgers. She chose this fabulous German …