PORT – it is not only for cheese and Dinner parties... Now we are in the 21st Century it is MOVING ON!

Have you tried;  White – makes a super aperitif or as a Sunday morning ‘snifter’ Tawny - with Sticky Toffee pudding? It takes Port to a different level And what about; PINK with ice & tonic – yes I did say Pink’! This goes in a different direction – ha ha ha 

Fabulous Franciacorta – The next in the World of Fizz, Watch out champagne and Prosecco

Those of you who have flown into Bergamo (or One big difference is that they add less sugar with the Milan as a certain, ‘well-known’ budget airline calls it – ha ha) will be aware just how beautiful the region is and that there are a number of lakes in the area.



Seriously, we spend so much time chasing forward and trying new things, sometimes it is really good to STOP, STAND STILL and remember the past. So can you remember Beaujolais that was both fashionable and which we loved between 1970s & 90s? If you can, you are as old as me - hehehe.

GEWÜRZTRAMINER – just a mysterious grape you can’t pronounce?

A typical Alsace Village Scene

What a shame as it should be family friendly & fun!!  Do you like Thai food? Do you like Lychees? What about walking through a kitchen garden and enjoying the aromas and sensations as you run your hands through the herbs? If so then you are almost certainly going to love GEWÜRZTRAMINER!