Rich, succulent, perfect for paté plates, white meats and roasted vegetables
If you are searching for a wine that is rich, succulent and easily paired with paté plates and white meats then look no further than La Falousie from Anjou in the Loire. This 2011 vintage is quality chenin blanc laced with honey flavours, a touch of butterscotch creaminess and gorgeous acidity to clear the palate for another mouthful of whatever you’re treating yourself to.
A must-try for chenin lovers (everyone then!). Very pleasurable and a bargain at £14 per bottle!
Watch: Wine Tips from the Grape-Pickers Party
After days of picking grapes in one of the world’s most famous wine regions, the pickers get together to drink, chat and enjoy the drinks they are meticulously involved in the making of.
Also check out local winemaker, Nico’s, top tip for a white Burgundy from Saint Aubin that you don’t have to travel to Burgundy to get!
From Picasso to Pecorino Wine (not cheese!!)
What started in El Quatre Gats tapas bar in Barcelona, soon became an adventure in the Marche region of Italy, that lies along the east coast facing Albania across the Adriatic Sea. El Quatre Gats is famously where Picasso had his first solo exhibition as a young edgy artists in the Catalan capital and I was there dining with Dr Pia Casarini Wadhams, Director of Italy’s only Polar Institute, Il Polo.