I have, on occasion, found myself stranded. Usually on the wrong side of town. The sensible things would be to ask for directions but being male, I am genetically prevented from doing so. Tonight, not on the wrong side of town but instead at home, I find myself not so much stranded as Strandveld(ed). Strandveld … Continue reading Stranded With A Beach Potato
The time has finally come. Many said it would never happen, that it was not possible. NASA commissioned a feasibility study and the results were not promising. Yet here we are, that once thought impossible has been made possible. Yes, I am posting about a bottle of wine that is not from Argentina. Hold your … Continue reading Even Soil Needs Rehab Sometimes.
Argentine Buyers Trip – September 2012It’s the penultimate day of a buyer’s trip around Argentina. 6 UK wine merchants and an Argentine guide thrown together in a mini bus to visit various bodegas around the country. After 7 days of endless Malbec and far too much steak we were all starting to feel a little … Continue reading Wine Makes A Nice Moment
Should I Drink What’s Good Or What I Like?They say (not sure who ‘they’ are) everyone needs a hobby. I am very lucky that my primary hobby is also my source of income. Wine. I bloody love it. Wine is my passion and I love sharing it with anyone who’s interested. I do realise however … Continue reading Of Course This Wine Is Good, That’s Why I’m Drinking It…
I have five passions in my life: • My family (kind of goes without saying right?) • The world of wines and spirits • Participating in live music and comedy • Snooker (hold on to your hats folks, I am this exciting) • Film I am lucky that the second of these provides my livelihood. … Continue reading How I Became A Wine Merchant