Category Archives: france

Two Friday night syrahs

On reflection, I think it was a seminal moment last Friday night when my husband looked at me and said : “I think I prefer the Trinity Hill”. Despite being together over twenty years, throughout which time he has drunk some of the world’s greatest wines, JR retains an amateur interest in the subject I… Read More »

A couple of oldies but goldies

After an unrelenting feast of brand new wines, it came as something of a relief this weekend to open a couple of older bottles. Nothing rare or expensive, just a bottle kindly brought by dinner guests and another found in a forgotten box unearthed whilst tidying the cellar. 1994 Cartuxa Reserva, Evora : hand on… Read More »