Monthly Archive: October, 2011

The Corkscrew Winter Wine Fair – 20th November 2011

Every year, The Corkscrew on Chatham St. in Dublin organise two wine fairs to help raise money for different charities. The 2011 Winter Wine Fair is taking place on Sunday, 20th November, in… Continue reading

Italy and the Decanter World Wine Awards Global Tastings

Italian wine represents the majority of my wine consumption by some margin. When I started writing my blog, I was conscious that I should focus on wines from other countries too and not… Continue reading

Wine Shopping in Málaga Part Three – The Ugly

And so to the final part of my “the good, the bad and the ugly” series of wine shopping in Málaga and I can hear the Ennio Morricone music already! In my last… Continue reading

Wine Shopping in Málaga Part Two – The Bad

While wandering around the shops of Málaga, I saw a sign for the Museo del Vino-Málaga. The museum is just a short walk from the centre of the city and entrance only costs… Continue reading

Wine Shopping in Málaga Part One – The Good

I’ve recently returned from a holiday in Málaga. The weather was blisteringly hot and not hugely conducive to drinking big red wines but I did manage to squeeze in a few glasses of… Continue reading

Willunga 100 Grenache 2007

I’ve had a new car moment recently. I’m sure you know the sort I mean; you buy a new car thinking “there aren’t many of this model on the road” or “not many… Continue reading

Fontodi Flaccianello Della Pieve – Differing Reviews of a Tuscan Collectible

Update: Read about my April 2013 visit to Fontodi here. I like lists. I love Italian wine. So lists about Italian wines are right up my alley. I’ve recently finished reading James Suckling’s… Continue reading

My First Post – Clos Du Val Cabernet Sauvignon 2006

When I decided to start a wine blog, I was having difficulty coming up with a suitable topic for the first post.  Then one evening while sitting watching re-runs of Entourage, it came… Continue reading