With Christmas only weeks away now, it’s that time where indecisions on present buying start turning into panic, particularly for friends and relatives abroad and you know you have to get that parcel off in the post pronto. ... read more >
I always approach the Wandering Palate ‘Wine Book of the Year’ with trepidation, partly because wine books can be rather droll for the average reader or even wine consumer, notwithstanding research style works are indeed useful. ... read more >
[caption id="attachment_2996" align="alignright" width="647" caption="Caroline Frey, winemaker at Chateau La Lagune –A leading Biodynamic Vigneron"][/caption] Universally desired, there is a burgeoning thirst for wine knowledge and enjoyment. There is also a growing appreciation for artisan wines and viticulture using sustainable practices, organic and biodynamic principals. [caption id="attachment_3679" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Global carbon footprint"][/caption] The global average carbon footprint per capitais presently ... read more >
Recommending wine books is not easy.  Unless your obsessed with wine its difficult enough to hold most people’s attention on a wine article little lone an entire book devoted to the subject. Wine books do of course come in many forms, some coffee table formatted with evocative pictures. Nothing wrong in that and frankly my personal preference; like cookbooks I ... read more >