Take A Pair Of Sparkling Wines (with apologies to W.S. Gilbert)

If there isn’t a collective noun for a select group of Hampshire Vineyards there should be! I’ll start the ball rolling with dazzle or, maybe, exaltation, even, (perchance) richesse… This thought sprung to mind as I surveyed the rapidly filling room at 67 Pall Mall and navigated my way around the elite group of vineyards … Continue reading Take A Pair Of Sparkling Wines (with apologies to W.S. Gilbert)

Nederburg – South African Wine Tasting

To Covent Garden for an intimate evening of wine tasting hosted by Nederburg, the South African winery lauded as a top producer of noble late harvest and Cabernet Sauvignon wines https://nederburg.com/our-story/ Nederburg is located between the Berg and Palmiet rivers in Paarl and one of South Africa’s most awarded wineries, with a prize-winning pedigree that … Continue reading Nederburg – South African Wine Tasting

Bitter As Fuck

I am a big fan of amaro, vermouths and bitters and so it was with great pleasure I recently became a Beta tester for Asterley Bros as they seek to launch a new product into this competitive market sector. My fellow testers and I are a curious, critical collective and together we help the brothers shape … Continue reading Bitter As Fuck

“Sweet As If Angels Sang” – (Percy Bysshe Shelley)

In my marketing career I have dealt with quite a few High Net Worth Individuals (HNWI). Whether this was Premier League footballers – during my time in sports tv; prospective superyacht owners – when trying to flog them extravagant and sleek multi-million pound vessels and media moguls, in the Middle East & Pacific Rim, (whilst … Continue reading “Sweet As If Angels Sang” – (Percy Bysshe Shelley)

Bubbling Up!

In Monty Python’s Life of Brian the leader of the People’s Front Of Judea – the underground opposition party to the Romans – asks: “What Have The Romans Ever Done For Us?” His party members promptly reel off a host of improvements and inventions the Romans have introduced to their lives. I thought of this … Continue reading Bubbling Up!