A 10-year-old Xinomavro Rosé from the grape master that is Apostolos Thymiopoulos deserves a cinematic tribute. A fascinating wine that only unfolds and stretches in the most elegant, sensual and “I-woke-up-like-this” ways. Grapes from the highest and coldest vineyards of Naoussa promise a vibrating acidity matched with a wonderfully rich nose of summer strawberry, dried … More A Xinomavro Rosé 2013 tasting “directed” by Wes Anderson
Hi everyone, how are you all doing? Currently, in London it’s cold, windy and stormy and I literally want to stay at home all day sipping coffee and tea and browsing the Internet. By the way, last Sunday I tried the Cacao Cappuccino from Hotel Chocolat on High Street Kensington and it was seriously so … More Great ideas for Christmas Gifts!
Time flies This is what my dear grandmother used to tell me when we were chatting in the garden holding a glass of wine. She used to say: Time goes by so quickly as a leaking faucet And that’s exactly what happened to me… I started my new job last October and then my WSET … More What I have been doing all this time
What I love more about wine, are the wine lovers. Those who appreciate the arrival of a new wine but always have this one, their special one, to which they remain loyal and have lots of stories to share. My point is that you do not have to care about the annual rainfall of the … More Long live the non-Winegeeks!
I am mad for Riesling, pretty much as most of the wine aficionados I encounter in tastings. Everyone has an opening line, hidden in their sleeve, that starts with: “Oh, I am so enthusiastic about Riesling these days……blah blah blah”. I do not believe that there is a single person in the wine industry that … More Riesling Madness