Monthly Archives: December 2011

I love some recent versions of English fizz, or ‘English champagne’ as everyone calls it.  That is everyone in the Clapham omnibus sense.  If the wine trade journals and consumer wine magazines called it ‘English champagne’ they would be sued by the Champagne authorities, … Continue reading

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The wines from this Côte des Blancs estate in Le Mesnil-sur-Oger are amongst the most cherished worldwide by champagne connoisseurs.  Though not seen often in the UK, they are imported by several merchants, including Berry Bros in London and relative to … Continue reading

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London’s current mini reignited love affair with all things Spanish and tapas, including sherry has one aspect to be very thankful for.  In general the standard of the tapas food itself is powers better than the often gelatinous horrors called … Continue reading

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