Time for new glasses

The story of Riedel and their specialised range of glasses has become the subject of many dinner conversations.  To put you in the loop, Austrian company, Riedel, set out to design a glass for every single cultivar.  These glasses claim to honour the cultivar by ensuring that the aromas are optimal and that the wine [...]
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There is always one

One of the more fun-filled adventures of my job is presenting wine tastings.  If you are into people watching this one is for you. Over the years I've been exposed to the best (and the worst) the wine drinking community has to offer.  Here are some of my most memorable personalities. The Cheerleaders:  They greet you [...]
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All the pretty colours

Have you ever noticed how many varieties of wine bottles there are?  Every shape, size and colour you can think of.  Did you know that the packaging can actually tell you a lot about what is going on inside the bottle?  Every style tells its own story, from the most common high shoulder or the [...]
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