Category: Wine

Chicken With Red Wine Vinegar & Tomato

blackbar August 06 / 2019

I love my Stephanie Alexander bible "The Cook's Companion". When we last visited Australia I made Y leave behind half her luggage so that I could fit this 2kg tome into her bag to bring back to London..Stephanie is great…

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The Tiki Shed Supper Club

blackbar August 06 / 2019

A few weekends ago my supper club teamed up with my favourite supper club, The Shed Likes Food, and our friend "Tiki Tim" to host the first (hopefully of many) Tiki Shed Supper Clubs. We held one on the Saturday night…

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An Easter Weekend Of Food

blackbar August 06 / 2019

Ah, what a lovely foodie filled 4 day weekend! Lots of cooking and eating. We were lucky enough to enjoy several meals at the hands of others and had gorgeous roast lamb, home made falafel, potatoes roasted in goose fat,…

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Food And Wine In Midi-Pyrénées

blackbar August 06 / 2019

Whether you choose to eat at a table d'hôtes, or sitting outside a small restaurant, a restaurant that has stars in the Michelin guide or simply within the country atmosphere of a farmhouse inn, you'll enjoy deliciously local culinary specialities…

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Viticulture: Produce wine grapes

blackbar April 16 / 2019

The grapes are strange. They grow in places where another vegetable and fruits will die or just will not thrive. Bordeaux is a region in France where you have the best grapes for the growth of wine. However, a look…

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Types Of Red Wine

blackbar April 16 / 2019

Well, the fact is that different types of red wine or for that matter different types of wine are both topics that can be talked on and on .But what we want to do here is to quickly summarize without…

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What’s Your Wine Resolution?

blackbar April 16 / 2019

My apologies for the prolonged absence. I underestimated how much my day job and the retail wine job would take out of me - time and energy - during the holiday season. I am back and excited for the new…

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Wine making The Marriage of Science and Art

blackbar April 16 / 2019

There are very few areas in life where science and art intersect. The two things seem to be diametrically opposed to one another. Philosophers have fought intellectual battles about which mode of thinking is more central to the human experience.…

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Wine Tasting Tips: Trust Your Senses

blackbar April 16 / 2019

Wine experts say it’s time to upgrade your choices with wines that are “raising eyebrows”. While “wine stars” like Pen folds Grande, Vermentino, Anjou Blanc and Cabernet Franc may be an unmistakable choice, iconic wine is not always on the…

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Crazy Facts About the History of Beer

blackbar March 08 / 2019

As a fan of beer is to know a thing or two about beer. How would you describe the taste. As the density of population is good beer. At least she has a very large collection drive. But the fans…

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