Beaujolais season!

Beaujolais & food

If you are lightening up for summer, then take a closer look at Beaujolais. It’s the quintessential summer red from France – light in body and alcohol, with barely-there tannin, and bursting with fresh raspberry and cherry.  Unusually, the wine (made from Gamay grapes), undergoes an enzymatic fermentation called carbonic maceration, which results in vibrant […]

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Taste some new Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc

Dare I say it, but is the fashion for New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc on the wane?  A wine course group were lukewarm towards a super-zippy Kiwi ‘Sav’ recently. I was taken aback when my girlfriends turned down a second bottle of New Zealand Sauvignon when out to dinner recently.  We opted instead for a Sauvignon […]