Aldi The Project Sauvignon Blanc 2016
Review / White Wine / Wine

Aldi The Project Sauvignon Blanc 2016

This South African Sauvignon Blanc is one from the latest delivery from Aldi Wine Club. I’ve seen it on the shelves, but with so many good value wines available from Aldi, especially from their Exquisite Collection, it isn’t one I’ve tried before. The Project is a collaboration between South African two winemakers, Thys Louw and … Continue reading

A Little Whine About Restaurant Wine
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A Little Whine About Restaurant Wine

I’ve never had the privilege of perusing a Michelin Star restaurant’s exclusive cellar before selecting a dusty 30 year old bottle without asking the price. Whatever your level of expenditure, you expect a certain minimum standard and selection. I’ve compiled a list of issues I’ve experienced or witnessed over the last few years. Thimble-sized glasses … Continue reading

Marks and Spencer Very Rare Pedro Ximenez Sherry
Fortified Wine / Review / Wine

Marks and Spencer Very Rare Pedro Ximenez Sherry

As the end of Internal Sherry Week approaches, what better reason to try a different type of sherry? I enjoyed the bolder style when I tried the Sainsbury’s Taste the Difference Oloroso, and I’m a fan of dessert wines, so it was decided. The super-sweet Pedro Ximenez would be the next stop on my Sherry journey. After … Continue reading