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The Field in Hackney, Plant based cuisine

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When I was in my twenties, I was a rather strict vegetarian, almost bordering on vegan but that was when I lived in Asia (3 years) and it was a fairly easy thing to do. I stuck to it until I went back to the States and once I smelled bacon, that was it for […] The post The Field in Hackney, Plant based cuisine appeared first on The Wine Sleuth.

Join Le Petit Chef Supperclub on a Culinary Adventure

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I recently attended a supperclub hosted by Le Petit Chef at TT Liquor in Shoreditch. Who is Le Petit Chef you might ask? He’s a miniature 3D animated French chef created by Dinner Time Story – a new innovative dining concept where diners are entertained by a tiny chef who jumps around not only your […] The post Join Le Petit Chef Supperclub on a Culinary Adventure appeared first on The Wine Sleuth.

Juighissa, dessert wine of Sardinia by Cantina della Vernaccia

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Sardinia. Honestly, I always got it confused with Sicily; an Italian island in the Mediterranean, has beaches and they make wine. That was, until my most recent trip to the rugged island of Sardinia, where I discovered a beautiful landscape of granite mountains, verdant valleys, rolling hills, white sandy beaches with aquamarine waters – those […] The post Juighissa, dessert wine of Sardinia by Cantina della Vernaccia appeared first on The Wine Sleuth.

Juighissa, dessert wine of Sardinia by Cantina della Vernaccia

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Sardinia. Honestly, I always got it confused with Sicily; an Italian island in the Mediterranean, has beaches and they make wine. That was, until my most recent trip to the rugged island of Sardinia, where I discovered a beautiful landscape of granite mountains, verdant valleys, rolling hills, white sandy beaches with aquamarine waters – those […] The post Juighissa, dessert wine of Sardinia by Cantina della Vernaccia appeared first on The Wine Sleuth.

An Evening of Meat (and than some…)

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When I was invited to preview “An Evening of Meat” I wasn’t sure what to expect, it was billed as “… a unique and provocative dinner installation: a feast of femininity where expressive dance and indulgent food meet to thoroughly inundate all the senses…” However, I’m always game for new things and I do like immersive […] The post An Evening of Meat (and than some…) appeared first on The Wine Sleuth.

Postcard from Sardinia

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I landed in Sardinia last night and was charmed by the dramatic seaside before we even landed. I know very little about this island other then it’s Italian and cannonau is the main variety cultivated here. I’m here visiting as part of the Sardinia Beyond the Sea initiative sponsored by Sardinian producers and the tourist […] The post Postcard from Sardinia appeared first on The Wine Sleuth.

Hay Shed Hill, Margaret River

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On a cold, grey, rainy (read: typical) London January day, I made my way to the Boxcar Butcher & Grill in Marylebone for a few bottles of Australian sunshine. Owner and winemaker Michael Kerrigan was in town to show off his wines to the lucky ones of us gathered around the dining table. Michael started […] The post Hay Shed Hill, Margaret River appeared first on The Wine Sleuth.

Domaine Henry, organic wines of St Georges d’Orques

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I was in Montpellier recently to do a bit of judging for the 2018 Milliseme Bio trade fair. It’s always nice to escape to the South of France in the middle of winter and when it’s to do a bit of winetasting, all the more fun. While I was there, part of my visit was […] The post Domaine Henry, organic wines of St Georges d’Orques appeared first on The Wine Sleuth.

The Avina Champagne Stopper

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Over the summer I received the Avina champagne stopper in the post to review. I don’t really use stoppers much but on occasion they can be useful. Avina has developed a champagne stopper that claims it will keep the fizz in AND you can store open bottles sideways, which means you can lay them down […] The post The Avina Champagne Stopper appeared first on The Wine Sleuth.

Spotlight on biodynamic wines at Tozi in Pimlico

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Tozi in Pimlico have recently put a spotlight on biodynamic and natural Italian wines they feature on their wine list. Tozi is a Venetian -Italian restaurant that focus on small plates of Italian food or ‘cicchetti’, as it’s known in the Veneto region. The biodynamic and natural wine movement has always been quite popular in […] The post Spotlight on biodynamic wines at Tozi in Pimlico appeared first on The Wine Sleuth.

Sushi Shop’s new Summer Box

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Just in time for summer, the Sushi Shop has launched a Summer Box of sushi delights either for delivery or to eat in shop. Sushi Shop specialize in home and office delivery and have a variety of boxes available as well as an interesting selection of sushi rolls and makis. Sushi Shop started in France […] The post Sushi Shop’s new Summer Box appeared first on The Wine Sleuth.

Launch of the Piper Heidsieck Essentiel Cuvée Reservée

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Piper Heidsieck have just launched their latest cuvée, the Essentiel Cuvée Reservée Extra Brut. Last week I and a small group of wine bloggers dined with Regis Camus, the chef de cave of Piper in Central London over various bottles and vintages of Piper Heidsieck. Regis was in town to promote their newest cuvée, the Essentiel Cuvée […] The post Launch of the Piper Heidsieck Essentiel Cuvée Reservée appeared first on The Wine Sleuth.

Nicholas Feuillatte – Graphic Ice for Summer

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Nicholas Feuillatte Champagne has got something new for the summer, their new range of Graphic Ice and Graphic Ice Rosé champagnes. I can be a bit of a purist with champagne sometimes (I do like my Grower’s Champagnes) but on the other hand, why not have a bit of fun with it? Nicholas Feuillatte have […] The post Nicholas Feuillatte – Graphic Ice for Summer appeared first on The Wine Sleuth.

Rum Fest coming to SW London at The Jam Tree

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I like my wine, as you know, but sometimes, especially on super hot days like we’ve been having in the Capital, I fancy something ice cold with lots of ice! Yes, I’m talking about summer time cocktails and what’s more summery than rum? The Jam Tree  are thinking along the same lines and to celebrate […] The post Rum Fest coming to SW London at The Jam Tree appeared first on The Wine Sleuth.

Castello di Radda, premium Chianti Classico

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Chianti is probably the most well known Italian wine brand around. We all think we know it but do we really? Recently I attended a dinner for Castello di Radda hosted by Italian wine expert Walter Speller. The dinner was at Sartoria in Mayfair and featured the wines of Castello di Radda paired with a […] The post Castello di Radda, premium Chianti Classico appeared first on The Wine Sleuth.

Dinner with Santa Maria’s new Latin American Kitchen range

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Last night I attended the Santa Maria Latin American Kitchen dinner hosted by Food Blogger Rosana McPhee (Hot & Chilli) and The London Foodie, Luiz Hara in North London. The evening was a showcase of Santa Maria’s new range of sauces, rice, seasonings, tortillas, toppings and sides. Everything in the new range has been designed […] The post Dinner with Santa Maria’s new Latin American Kitchen range appeared first on The Wine Sleuth.

How To Store Fine Wine in Optimum Conditions

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Acquiring fine wine is one stage in the process but if you don’t have optimum conditions in which to store them, there is always the risk that the wine may not mature as you wish.  There are four crucial elements to consider regarding the storage of fine wine – humidity, temperature and air quality, the […] The post How To Store Fine Wine in Optimum Conditions appeared first on The Wine Sleuth.

A visit to English Vineyard, Albourne Estate

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One unusually bright and sunny Sunday in May, I went down to Sussex to visit Albourne Estate. Situated  about an hour’s drive from London, the vineyards are in an idyllic setting amongst the green and rolling hills of southern England. The estate was founded  and is run by winemaker and co-owner Alison Nightingale. Alison studied […] The post A visit to English Vineyard, Albourne Estate appeared first on The Wine Sleuth.

Charity lunch at Vivat Bacchus with Kaapzicht Wines and the Pebbles Project

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Vivat Bacchus, despite it’s Latinate name, is a wine bar and restaurant in Farringdon specialising in the wines of South Africa. Begun in the mid 2000’s by Gerrie Knoetze,  there are two branches in London, the other being at London Bridge. Vivat Bacchus mainly serves food influenced by Cape cuisine but also has British and […] The post Charity lunch at Vivat Bacchus with Kaapzicht Wines and the Pebbles Project appeared first on The Wine Sleuth.

London Outdoor Venues to get into the Summertime Vibe

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It looks like we may be getting summer this year. I certainly hope that last week wasn’t it for the Great British Summer! With that in mind, I’m sure people are looking around for Summer Party Venues. Over the past two weeks or so, I’ve been invited to a few places that would be ideal. […] The post London Outdoor Venues to get into the Summertime Vibe appeared first on The Wine Sleuth.

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