Tag Archives: Pinot Noir

Harringay Dine Wine Me

Recently at a friends’ house we had an excellent supper, with lovely food accompanied by excellent wine, great company and lots of mirth. When we offered to have the same eight people to our place for a repeat performance, someone … Continue reading

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Pinot Taste Off

Last week I had a great taste-off between three different Pinot Noirs, two from France and one from New Zealand. The first wine was from Alsace, a region chiefly known for its outstanding white wines from the designated ‘noble’ varieties … Continue reading

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Four Bottle Mop-Up

Sometimes you’ve got to have a mop-up.  Having the excellent habit of trying different wines each night means that after a week or so I’m left with about half a dozen open bottles sporting barely half a glass each.  So … Continue reading

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Viavino Wine Course Session Two

This Tuesday saw the second session of the Classic French Wine Regions wine tasting and education course I’m running.  The idea is to educate about the world of wine whilst also improving tasting skills.  In the first session we looked … Continue reading

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Darviot-Perrin Bourgogne Rouge 2007

I’m home alone tonight with some tasty left-over roast beef that I’m eating with a bottle of 2007 Bourgogne Rouge from Domaine Darviot-Perrin.  I’m so glad I popped the cork on this one tonight; it’s simple, fresh, very tasty with … Continue reading

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Bruno Clair Marsannay Rosé 2007

With this positively Provencial summer we’re having even the most dedicated red or white but not pink man must bow down to a lunchtime bottle of rosé.  However, there’s rosé and there’s rosé.  I’m not talking a mouthful of revolting … Continue reading

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