Tag: food and wine

Red wine with fish experiment – the results

On 20th August we blogged about latest Japanese research that seemingly proved that it’s the iron content in wine, rather than its colour, that causes the problems with fish. On Monday night, at our Fine Wine with Fish courses, we put that theory to the test. You can download a full report about the evening, […]

Red wine with fish? Surely not!

Latest research has shed light onto why some red wines do work with fish, dispelling the old adage of ‘white with fish’. Scientists in Japan have reported the first explanation which challenges this widely known rule of thumb for food and wine matching – a theory which we will be putting to the test in […]

“Game on!” – The perfect accompaniment to Autumn

I was invited to the brilliant gastro-pub, The Wellington Arms,  in deepest darkest Basingstoke a couple of nights ago by a bon viveur of a client. Sadly, as I’m not the most well organised person, I’d left it too late in the day to plunder my own cellar (housed here rather than home, as the temptation […]

French feasts

I have just been taking a small group of customers round Burgundy on one of our scheduled trips and, as you might imagine, we tried out a few of the area’s better restaurants as well as tasting wines and walking the vineyards. Here’s an update on some of them: