The hand of God touched the land and that’s how the beautiful glacial Finger Lakes in upstate New York were formed. That’s how it was told to me, and if you look at the pattern of the five main Finger … Continue reading
I didn’t know Gary Rhodes had a restaurant in the Caribbean, let alone Grenada but when we discovered the Calabash was only a 20 minutes journey away from our hotel, I had to go. It would be rude not to! … Continue reading
Standing under the England sign at the entrance of the pitch, imagining the excitement of the players and the crowd before they go on the pitch was quite a thrill. Continue reading
It was good to meet up again with Alvaro Espinoza in Chile. Continue reading
Family-owned De Martino have a long tradition of winemaking but are also at the forefront of innovation when it comes to discovering Chile’s new wine regions and expressing her diverse terroir… Continue reading
We finally arrived at the pretty, white colonial building of El Esteco – a little oasis in a beautiful valley, surrounded by two dramatic mountain ranges. There was a lovely feeling of calm and the heady scent of orange blossom filled the air, wafted from the beautiful series of courtyards and gardens that make up the grounds of the hotel… Continue reading
After crossing the Andes to Santiago, en route to Argentina to judge in the 2011 Vinandino Competition, what better sight than a pisco sour bar? Continue reading
VinExpo 2011 images
VinExpo 2011 – in pictures Continue reading
VinExpo 2011 – in pictures
If it swims, drink Fino,
If it flys, drink Amontillado,
If it runs, drink Oloroso.
It’s fascinating to think of vineyards just 78 miles from Manhattan and having been on a brillant tour of the Finger Lakes wine region last July it was good to complete the picture of New York State wines by focusing on those from Long Island.