Wine Review: Hebron’s Bubbly

Hebron Vineyard 2018 Sparkling Hebron Vineyard “Silver Lining” 2018 First Release. This white wine is made from Solaris grapes. 13% abv. Made by Paul Rolt at Hebron Vineyard.   Absolutely loved this. It has a strong flavour of elderflower, then...

Wine Review: Cuvée Secrète Organic

Jean Claude Mas Organic Grapes: Merlot / Cabernet Organic red from Jean Claude Mas. Pays d’Oc IGP. 14% abv. 2020.   Subtle organic red from Jean Paul Mas. Nice flavours of red and black fruit: strawberry, black cherry and plum come to mind. Also there was a...
Bonfire Night Bottles

Bonfire Night Bottles

Lewes Bonfire usually goes with a bang, and Bonfire 2021 was no exception. We celebrated with a Shiraz from the Margaret River region in western Australia. This powerful, 14.5% alcohol, is from one of Australia’s premium wine regions, and one of the few that lie...

Whisky Galore and more

Today I discovered Cadenhead’s on Chiltern Street in Marleybone, between Bond Street and Baker Street. This is a small shop selling whisky, and a selection of other spirits. It looks from a different age, with rows of wonderful amber and heavy wooden barrels...

Vivino

Check out this wine. I’m giving it 4 of 5 stars with the @Vivino app: http://www.vivino.com/users/peter.stewart/reviews/110731436?utm_source=app

Chenin Blanc from India

I wasn’t sure what to expect of this wine, but it turned out to be surprisingly good. Behind my hotel in Delhi was a dusty old shop surrounded by litter, and this was one of the two bottles of wine that the sold. It’s not top class wine by any means, but...