• A Stroll through Burgundy

    You know the scene. He walks into the wine bar, orders a glass of Macon Villages and spends the next half hour telling you he's an expert on Burgundy. Well,...


  • Spanish Wines in the Shadows

    Navarra may sound like a dusty desert town in an old Western movie but in reality it’s a little known wine region that’s been overshadowed by Rioja, its...


  • Spanish Wines Get Specific

    As the world’s winemakers look to single vineyard wines to mark them out from the crowd, a trip through southern Spain with the Grandes Pagos de Espana...


  • Beaujolais Wine is in Bloom

    Some Burgundy winemakers pull their noses up at Beaujolais but, like it or not, these hilly picturesque vineyards just up the road from Macon are an integral...


  • It’s the right time for sweet wine.

    I was round at a mate’s house recently and he opened a bottle of Vin Santo. I’d forgotten how good this Italian sweetie is! Vin Santo is not so well...


  • Bordeaux or Bust!

    With springtime upon us, wine enthusiasts around the world are looking to squeeze a French vineyard into their European holiday. “Is it possible to catch...


  • This is the next big sparkling wine region.

    In the United Kingdom and Europe, English sparkling wine is taking wine shelves, newspaper columns and wine enthusiasts by storm. So much so that I...


  • More Champagne Beats January Blues

    A friend of mine’s wife gets really annoyed if I recommend wines over ($15) (£10), not to mention my mates in the pub, so I’m expecting a lot of flack...


  • Have a Sparkling Holiday & A Grand Cru New Year

    With the New Year just around the corner, pop the cork on a sparkling wine and it’s jingle bells all the way. The days when Champagne had it all its own...


  • The Truth About Petit Chablis

    Just back from Chablis with a few thoughts. The first is that the Chablisienne should try and find another name for Petit Chablis. I often hear wine...


  • The Next Era in Italian Wine

    I know that Snoothers like to cut their teeth on unusual wine stuff now and again so here goes! I was in Piemonte in north-west Italy a while ago and spent a...


  • Prosecco Has Become The Default Bubbly

    Prosecco has taken the world of wine by storm but my friends know my thoughts on this popular Italian sparkler….Pay The Extra Quid (PTEQ!)…that’s...


  • Move Beyond Cab and Chard

    I’m always being asked to recommend an unusual wine, “one that isn’t Cabernet Sauvignon or Chardonnay”. With media communications improving by the...


  • Wines You Can’t Pronounce Are Hidden Gems

    I was strolling down the wine aisle last week when my eyes settled on a label. It sent me loopy! Its cute line drawing of an ancient castle drew my attention...


  • Underrated Wines: Soave

    I run the wine courses at one of the UK’s leading culinary academies and recently let slip to the chefs that I’d matched a herb crusted trout recipe with...


  • Godello Wines Have Arrived

    I’d never heard of Godello until a few years ago but this Spanish white grape variety is now a regular on U.K. wine shelves. What’s more, it’s here to...


  • The Barolo Wine Wars Have Begun

    Barolo may be Italy’s most famous red but surprisingly it hails from a very small vineyard region. Tucked into the top northwest corner, just south of the...


  • The Languedoc's Sparkling Wine Secrets, Revealed

    I have a theory. Easy to pronounce and easy to remember names help drive wine sales. Hence, Prosecco, the Italian sparkler has taken our shelves by storm,...


  • Is the wine world shutting you out?

    Can you imagine going to a restaurant and ordering food you’d never heard of, shelling out for a theatre ticket without having some idea of what the show...


  • The Montalcino Wine Detective

    When I first became interested in wine I used to get Brunello di Montalcino and Rosso di Montalcino mixed up, never mind having difficulty pronouncing them....


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