Malbec World Day, 2013

Malbec World Day, 2013
In 2011 the Wines of Argentina body created Malbec World Day to celebrate (and promote!) the success Argentina is having with this grape variety. There’s a nice timeline style web page on Argentina’s history with Malbec here. Although native of South West France, Malbec has become synonymous with Argentina and is their most widely planted grape variety, ...

The Tide End, Teddington Lock

The Tide End, Teddington Lock
After the club run, we decided to try out The Tide End by Teddington Lock for some food and a couple of glasses of wine …for me. Beer for everyone else! The Parade Merlot, New Zealand The 1st glass of New Zealand Merlot I queried whether it had been opened for a while as it ...

Barbera D’Asti, Govone 2010

Barbera D’Asti, Govone 2010
Juicy Bovril Bovril Port… If it wasn’t so young (2010) and the cork completely intact I’d think this wine was faulty??! I remembered overnight that this was actually brought to the villa in France by Jo & Dave at the end of their 3 month caravan trip around Europe this summer, so the chances of ...
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