Drink Wine On A Diet - Well I never! New Year Resolutions abound at this time of the year and no doubt many of us are wondering if we can drink wine on a diet?After a wonderful time indulging in some Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa, a Texan Texas Tempranillo Reserve or a fine Bordeaux, over the holiday period the adverts start reminding us of the … [Read more...]
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In addition, professional wine connoisseur and Master Sommelier, Christopher Delalonde, imparts his wine wisdom in relation to a variety of old and new world wines, including sharing his professional wine reviews, wine advice and wine recommendations on an assortment of different wine varietals and vintages from around the globe.
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Christmas Wine Serving Tips from WineWeaver’s Master Sommelier In my opinion, there is one element when drinking wine that is so often overlooked, but which is so crucial to the wine. Wine tasting notes are all very well, but if you overlook the temperature at which you serve your wines, well, the experience can be ruined. So, onto wine … [Read more...]
Learning How to Taste Wine: 3 Steps To Make You A Wine Master New to drinking wine, but want to seem like you know what you're doing? Here's everything you could need to know. Step 1: Looking at the wine You might be amazed by how much you can tell about a wine before you even take a sip.First of all, pour just a small trickle of … [Read more...]
Blind Wine Tasting Notes from a Master Sommelier: '9 years old and eclectic'One of the roles of the sommelier is to keep tasting notes which are invaluable aid when writing about my wine tasting experiences. Today I am recalling a 2012 tasting of a Chateauneuf du Pape with enthusiastic amateurs and friends, our theme was blind tasting wines … [Read more...]
Amateur Guest Tasting Notes: Opus One 2005 ReviewSummer holidays and happy memories. Back in the summer of 2010, my partner and I had spent a wonderful few days on Sanibel & Captiva Islands in the Gulf of Mexico.Having fallen a little in love with Sanibel Island life we wanted to help support the local business as well as buy a little … [Read more...]
Cult wine to find and taste - Eben Sadie of Swartland, South Africa Swartland- an unusual place for wine, perhaps. Eben Sadie from Swartland in South Africa has been making a bit of a stir both within and outside of South Africa - an area better known for its Stellenbosch wines.The St. James’s, (yes you are right to think Buckingham Palace), … [Read more...]
Whilst looking at a local restaurant in Scotland - I spotted the Volnay 1er cru Fremiets 09 from Domain D’Angerville and I simply could not resist doing a wine tasting. The Wine Tasting Notes: 2009 Domaine Marquis d'Angerville, Fremiets, Volnay 1er Cru. On opening the bottle of Volnay, I noticed - as expected - a shy and tight wine with only … [Read more...]
Loin of Roe deer baked in Douglas Fir with White Beetroot, Blackcurrants and Smoked Bone Marrow Provided by top chef at The Ledbury, Brett Graham, this Loin of Roe Deer Recipe is perfect for the upcoming Game Season.Pair with a wine from the Priorat region in Spain, as recommended by Master Sommelier Christopher Delalonde, and enjoy in front … [Read more...]