New Zealand Pinot Gris

New Zealand Pinot Gris

New Zealand Pinot Gris Mouth-filling, rich, refreshing. An intense pleasure, whether refreshingly light or richly complex. Grown throughout New Zealand, Pinot Gris is fresh and full flavoured with notes of apple, pear, honeysuckle, spice and bread. Barrel aging,...
Authentic Pinot Grigio

Authentic Pinot Grigio

At last! Real, authentic Pinot Grigio – Alois Lageder. The River Adige is a tumbling, deep green Alpine torrent running due South from the spectacular Dolomites before calming down and wending its way through the beautiful city of Verona as it heads to the...
On Walkabout in the Marche

On Walkabout in the Marche

On Walkabout in the Marche Every woman has a Shirley Valentine moment in their lives if they are lucky. Mine came during my solo walkabout in Central Italy, July before last. The only difference between Shirley’s solitary table and chair on the beach at sunset,...
February Food & Wine Pairings

February Food & Wine Pairings

FEBRUARY FOOD & WINE PAIRINGS IN SEASON Beetroot, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Celeriac, Chard, Horseradish, Jerusalem Artichoke, Kale, Leeks, Onions, Parsnips, Potatoes, Radish, Rocket, Shallots, Spinach, Spring Onion, Swede, Turnips, Winter...
January Food & Wine Pairings

January Food & Wine Pairings

JANUARY FOOD & WINE PAIRINGS IN SEASON Beetroot, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Celeriac, Chard, Jerusalem Artichoke, Kale, Leeks, Mushrooms, Onions, Parsnips, Potatoes, Radish, Rocket, Shallots, Spinach, Spring Onions, Swede, Turnips, Winter Squash...
The Bruno Paillard Style

The Bruno Paillard Style

A UNIQUE STORY OF A MAN IN LOVE WITH CHAMPAGNE   Bruno Paillard was born in Reims in 1953. His lineage of brokers and growers in the two Grands Crus villages of Bouzy and Verzenay dates back to 1704. Following in the family’s footsteps, he started working as a broker...