Ports, Quinta do Seixo, Douro Valley

Quinta do Seixo, Cima-Corgo

This is a post in the Spotlight on: Oporto and the Douro Valley series Quinta do Seixo (pronounced Saycho) is perhaps more readily recognisable...

Amateur Wine

Côtes du Rhône Google Hangout: When...

For a drink that's been much the same for thousands of years, wine, or at least how it's consumed, has become increasingly high tech in the last few y...

Quinta do Tedo, Douro Valley

Quinta do Tedo, Folgosa

This is a post in the Spotlight on: Oporto and the Douro Valley series Quinta do Tedo rests on the converging point of the river Tedo and the river...

Black rooster, Chianti Classico tastings 2014

Chianti Classico and Gran Selezione...

This time last year I was in Florence for the launch of the new Chianti Classico classification, the Chianti Classico Gran Selezione. It was part of t...

Musings

Lalani_Winter_White_tea

#HOTGV: On fine teas with Jameel Lalani

It's been a little over a month since the first episode of Heard on the Grape Vine went out and we've had great feedback - so thank you! If ...

Travel

Ports, Quinta do Seixo, Douro Valley

Quinta do Seixo, Cima-Corgo

This is a post in the Spotlight on: Oporto and the Douro Valley series Quinta do Seixo (prono...

Food matching

Luiz Hara, London Foodie Japanese Supperclub with Bordeaux Wine

Japanese food, French wines: an evening with Luiz Hara and Bordeaux wines

  French wine and Japanese food, why wouldn’t you? After all, there are some surprising similarities between French and Japanese food. S...

Other Drinks

Lalani_Winter_White_tea

#HOTGV: On fine teas with Jameel Lalani

It's been a little over a month since the first episode of Heard on the Grape Vine went out and we've had great feedback - so thank you! If ...