Ports, Taylor's, Oporto

Taylor’s, Vila Nova de Gaia

This is a post in the Spotlight on: Oporto and the Douro Valley series Nestled among the dense collection of port houses on Vila Nova de Gaia is Ta...

View out to sea from Terra di Bargòn, Cinque Terre

#HOTGV: On Sciacchetrà with Terra d...

For the third episode of Heard on the Grape Vine podcast, I travelled to Liguria, in northern Italy, to learn more about Sciacchetrà, a passito wine u...

Tasting bench, Ramos Pinto, Oporto

Ramos Pinto, Vila Nova de Gaia

This is a post in the Spotlight on: Oporto and the Douro Valley series Ramos Pinto was one of the last port houses to be established in Vila Nova d...

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...

Musings

Tree in vineyard in Georgia

#HOTGV: On natural wine with Isabelle Legeron MW

This episode of Heard on the Grape vine is all about natural wine, an unusually complicated subject in the world of wine. To throw some clar...

Travel

Ports, Taylor's, Oporto

Taylor’s, Vila Nova de Gaia

This is a post in the Spotlight on: Oporto and the Douro Valley series Nestled among the dense co...

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 ...