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Smart bubbles from Provence

It is a truth universally acknowledged that Paper 3 of the notoriously difficult practical Master of Wine exam is the easiest.

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Bamford brilliance at Ch Léoube

There is little better for you than imbibing a few glasses of organic wine on a July morning and we have just had that pleasure…. Ch Léoube in Bormes-les-Mimosas,

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Dinner with the Prince of Pink

If you get the chance to visit Château d’Esclans in the stunning village of la Motte – DO IT ! Caroline Ralph and I along with some good friends of ours, the Peels, did so for a very memorable night...

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Flicking through various wine magazines having just got back from holiday drinking lots of vinho verde- some of which was good and others disgusting- I couldn’t help but notice

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Rosé Praise From On High

Imagine Tom Stopford Sackville’s delight to find Chateau d’Esclans Whispering Angel 2010 on board his Cathay Pacific flight to Melbourne. What better way to pass the 9 or so hours mile-high (ahem).

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