Meet Vincent Laval from Champagne Georges Laval in Cumiéres - organic producer and neighbour of Hervé Jestin
Is this pioneer of biodynamic winemaking rediscovering the true wine of the ancients, associated with the elixir vitae?
Txakoli has long been the secret of the Basque Country. A wine that is often a little a course but perfectly suited to the seafood pintxos being served up all over the region. In recent years, Txakoli has found itself making its way to the UK in smart bottles and with much more attention being paid to what is in the glass.
We visited the Wines from Spain 2016 show in London recently and bumped into the man behind ‘The Write Taste’, food and alcohol journalist, Robin Goldsmith.
Watch our filmed tasting notes from the annual CIVC wine tasting in Westminster, London. Distinguished tasters and producers talk openly and candidly about what's in the glass and why you should try it!
When London’s only “art monger” invited me to lunch at the Academy Club, I could have been forgiven for expecting to be handed a painted mackerel. Instead, I am pleased to report, the experience was a memorable afternoon balancing gastronomy and a good old fashioned gossip.
Can I offer you a protective layer of something mouth-pleasingly delightful to take your mind of this, the tail end of winter?
These wines from Rioja combine the core components of quality: complexity of flavour, value for money and colossal scope for pleasure.
Reuters: Police have seized hundreds of thousands of euros worth of fake champagne in a workshop near Padua, northern Italy, with counterfeiters looking to pass off sparkling wine as Moet & Chandon.
In this second part of our visit to Hambledon Vineyard, we discuss what English sparkling wine producers are planting to make the most of our cool climate "terroir"?
Come with us to London's Chinatown to discover a great dish to pair with English sparkling wine & find out why it works so well!
We dropped in on Covent Garden's no.1 French Brasserie & Restaurant, Le Garrick, to enjoy a few glasses of this fruity vintage.
If you're in the area and want to taste a little bit of France, make your way to Garrick Street and look out for the French flag!
A quick taste of Secret Sommelier's interview with Nick Faldo - REGISTER via social media to stay up to date with our latest videos.
Faldo's selection includes Chablis, Loire sauvignon, Rioja Alavesa, Valpolicella Ripasso, Chateauneuf du Pape & a Barolo..
“Truly delicious!” Venture once more into the cool Autumnal cellars with Carl Sherman & taste the crème de la crème of Champagne Tristan H, the “Iseult”.
This champagne goes beyond the canopé selection, prefering the company big bold cuisine.. enjoy!