Something for the Champagne lovers of the world. Me, I would just love to taste one of these. Enjoy! Champagne still ‘fresh’ after nearly two centuries in Baltic Wednesday 17 November 2010 by Adam Lechmere Two ancient bottles of Champagne found in a wreck
Today I have a busy day teaching at TAFE, so I have just had a quick peek on my way out and it does not look promising … no action at all. Hugh recommends waiting for a couple of days to see if any fermentation
After such a plentiful rain spell this Spring, I realized that I had been delivered a bounty that I had never had previously. My now 3 year old Elderflower tree, ok… a smallish bush really, had enough flowers that I could make Elderflower Cordial – something
Anyone who has been travelling with me around the wineries will know that I am a glassware fiend, as can be attested by my friends last month in the Hunter. I just love glassware and I have never been as excited (by glass accoutrements) as
There seems to be a gadget now for everything to do with wine & gadgets to speed up the breathing process are not new. I remember being given one 20 years ago, that I promptly tossed. However, if it was as stylish as this one
This week, I have been very lucky to taste some of the latest offerings by Chalk Hill Wines who are producing food friendly wines that are punching well above their fruitful weights on charm, price and cheekiness. Just the fact that they have plenty to
I hope that everyone is having a great night tonight if you have signed up for Dry July. Make sure that you open something special now and treat yourself to something mega special (and not necessarily something alcoholic!) for all your effort on the 1st
In wine terms the current political ‘spill’ situation is simple – Julia G is a little like a Sparkling red = which looks like it can be sweet & sometimes is, but has a not so subtle backbone, grippy tannins and really packs a punch
Last week, ‘The Australian’ published an article on the submission by the Winemakers’ Federation of Australia on potential wine labelling reviews and today the Medical Journal of Australia reports that about 80% of women drinking during pregnancy according to Rosanna Ryan from the ABC. There
Last night, I got to see Sex and the City 2 which I totally enjoyed as a moment of pure escapism despite the panning from the critics. It certainly isn’t because I am a fashionista! Let’s face it, it is the closest I have got
What’s it going to be this Friday! Check out the treat of the week – Gosset … just because it is my favourite. Need inspiration for Friday Drinks! Check out today’s recommendations on Friday Drinks Club.
Wines to share with the Mother in your life, see the latest Top 5’s for suggestions.