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Wine Notes and Facts for Decanter Pessac-Léognan Tasting, London

Hello Tastourians, Wine Fairs are difficult to gather the group around, so I thought I’d share my notes with you. Yes, I am a wine geek, and whenever I go to an event such as this I always research and create a ‘presentation’.  But more importantly, whenever I host an event, it’s all about giving you the best experience. Pessac-Léognan (PL) It’s pronounced pay-sac-lay-oh-nyahn… and I challenge you all to say that 3 times fast at the end of the […]

Happy New Year miniTASTING: Thursday night

Thursday January 30, 2014 at 19:00 Map and Directions This month’s tasting theme is: It’s the New Year… time for us all to learn something new & do something different. I’m a firm believer that you can wish people Happy New Year up until the Chinese New Year, (which is the 31th Jan 2014 -see you’ve learnt something already).  So come along and learn about wine! As usual… At this tasting you’ll learn the difference between three classic wines, and […]

Heavy on Flavour… Light on the pocketbook

One of the wonderful things about Prosecco is that you don’t have to sacrifice flavour for price. You can pick up a bottle of bubbles for at least half the price of Champagne.  And your friends will even thank you for it!  In our Introduction to Champagne and Sparkling wine speedTASTING, nearly everyone prefers Prosecco. Whilst only half of people preferred Champagne. If you thought all Prosecco was sweet, think again. Although it is characteristically fruiter than Champagne, it is […]

Organic wine is table art… Tour de Belfort

Have you ever tasted Love, when you taste wine?  A glass of Tour de Belfort is a taste of love. But like any true Love, the more time you spend getting to know each other, the more in Love you fall.  And fall hard, I did. Organic wine is table art… it’s a centre piece of  conversation and admired for its inner beauty. Every year, the staff at Tour de Belfort hand prune (cut) their 50,000 vines, harvest 350,000 bunches […]

Boat ride & Wine Tasting from Little Venice to Camden

Saturday April 21, 2012 at 18:00 Map and Directions Who says learning can’t be fun? Our floating classroom will explore wine and make fascinating new London discoveries along the way.  It’s New World Camden vs Old World Little Venice – who will sink and who will swim? This is one boat ride you don’t want to miss. About the Venue: The Grand Canal is an extensive network stretching over 130 miles.  The section between Little Venice and Camden is one […]

BON VIVANT: Spring Fine Wine Tasting at Exclusive Tennis Club

Saturday May 19, 2012 at 14:00 Map and Directions Bon Vivant members are invited to join us for this lavish affair in the secluded, beautiful gardens of one of London’s most exclusive Tennis Clubs, Holland Park Lawn Tennis.  Not only is this an opportunity to socialize outdoors whilst enjoying watching some tennis, but this is also a fine wine tasting, so be prepared to experience some amazing, top-of-the-range wines, some of which would cost up to £40 per GLASS in […]

BON VIVANT: Autumn Fine Wine Tasting at Exclusive Tennis Club

Saturday October 13, 2012 at 14:00 Map and Directions Bon Vivant members are invited to join us for this lavish affair in the secluded, beautiful gardens of one of London’s most exclusive Tennis Clubs, Holland Park Lawn Tennis.  Not only is this an opportunity to socialize outdoors whilst enjoying watching some tennis, but this is also a fine wine tasting, so be prepared to experience some amazing, top-of-the-range wines, some of which would cost up to £40 per GLASS in […]