A PERSIAN FEAST… AND THE WINES TO MATCH

A wine industry friend of mine knows I love cooking and exploring recipes, so bought me a cookery book for my birthday… Persiana, by Sabrina Ghayour. A sumptuously beautiful and glamorous book in itself, from cover to recipe photography. I’ve played around with the exoticism of middle eastern food before, and love it, but haveContinue reading “A PERSIAN FEAST… AND THE WINES TO MATCH”

THE ART OF TASTING – NATURE OR NURTURE?

THE ART OF TASTING – NATURE OR NURTURE? Much has been made of the art and expertise of wine tasting, and justly so. However, how do you learn to taste, smell, and appreciate? Or are you born with an instinctively sensitive palate, and sensory memory?I’ve spent my entire career in the wine industry; I hadContinue reading “THE ART OF TASTING – NATURE OR NURTURE?”