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Tag Archive 'Pinot Noir'

How cool is it when someone can tell what wine they are drinking just by swirling, sniffing and sipping it? At the beginning of my career I was wowed by someone with this skill, and I have been developing it myself ever since. If you want to impress your friends or just get a kick […]

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  We’ve been video blogging at The Vines of Mendoza. Check out this video of some of their talented palates, Wine director, Mariana Onofri, Head of Marketing, Emily Camblin, and me, Sommelier, tasting and comparing Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir from Argentina and New Zealand.

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The prestige, aromas and flavours of Champagne have been seducing both wine aficionados and laymen for centuries. It was Mark Twain who said, “too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right” and I couldn’t agree more. However, bottle labels can bewilder and intimidate potential buyers. To find some clarity, and […]

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