“How can I recork sparkling wine and champagne when I don’t finish the bottle?” Ah the eternal lament. Theoretically I should be using stoppers all the time given how much of the stuff I drink; factually it is seldom a problem as the bottles always seem to magically empty themselves. Here is a selection of… Continue reading Recorking Sparkling Wine
So I spent most of yesterday afternoon putting together a new shelving unit, for the office. It goes well with the tres cool Hermann Miller desk. The unit is a Blu Dot Chicago 8 if you care. I quite recommend Blu Dot stuff based on this (our only Blu Dot) piece. Celebrated with a bottle… Continue reading Interior Design and Bubbly
It’s an odd business being a ‘public’ figure. Honestly I didn’t think I was one, nor that I would become one. I mean I write a wine column for gods sake! Anyway, today I had one of those encounters that happens regularly these days: I’m at the checkout in Sobeys, buying a couple of cans… Continue reading Celebrity?