Monthly Archives: May 2011

Ridiculous Sangiovese Tasting note!!

The Tasting note says; “This smooth, rounded Italian will slip down majestically, calming all in its path. Its’ spicy, edginess would lift anyones dampened spirits” (who writes these?) It means: “a soft, versatile wine that can simultaneously cure indigestion, flatulence and a … Continue reading

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A Graphic Guide To The Most Common Tasting Injuries

Having spent another day at the London Wine Fair last week, I am still fascinated at the number of people who wear white and light pastel shades to this event.  The lower attendance allowed me to observe and quantify the … Continue reading

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Ten things you should not do at a Wine Tasting.

  Wear White. I have witnessed a professional wine buyer asleep on a bus looking like he had taken 5 gunshots to the upper abdomen, when detailed inspection reveals a collection of claret stains won while fighting his way to … Continue reading

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