Want to drink some of the best quality and value wines on the shelves? Put a bottle of Tawny Port in the trolley.

We have now added tawny port to the Can I Eat It? App.! Try the app now  If you have never tasted tawny port, you are missing a treat. Try a bottle and indulge yourself in the fragrant aromas and rich mouth-filling flavours of red fruits, nuts and spice that are somewhat similar in smellContinue reading “Want to drink some of the best quality and value wines on the shelves? Put a bottle of Tawny Port in the trolley.”

Street Easy Party Cocktails

Fed up of partying on wine and beer? Want street-easy party cocktails that are simple to create and will make your Queen’s Jubilee celebrations go with a real swing? Don’t want to spend your bank holiday weekend searching for the ingredients either. End of.

What colour is Rosé?

What colour? Rosé! Then you start to look! White pink, pale pink, blush, pink, rosado, dark pink, very dark pink…  It might be the wrong shade?  There are so many. Which one should I buy? Help! If you have the Can I Eat It? App you can scan the bottle’s barcode and it will provideContinue reading “What colour is Rosé?”

Follow the winemaker not the grape variety

Great winemakers can make relatively ordinary indigenous grape varieties sing with flavour. For example, Spain’s white, thick skinned, heavily pipped and low yielding Albarino grape would not be vine of choice for any of the world’s viticulturists or oenologists.

Chateau Latour the Manchester United of the wine-world leaves the en-primeur league!

Chateau Latour pulls out of en-primeur selling. This is very big news indeed if you are a buyer or drinker of blue chip claret! In the wine world this is the equivalent of  Manchester United leaving the premier league! And the same sort arguments are fermenting and bubbling around Bordeaux and the fine wine world.Continue reading “Chateau Latour the Manchester United of the wine-world leaves the en-primeur league!”