What a friend…

OK, my blog entry title is copied from here, but: [image image_id=”2284″] Three hundred grams of quite ripe Gorgonzola Dolce slapped a satisfied smile across my face, even though it required wiping the excess cheese from it in order to discern the smile. I do like cheese, it is one of those partially-spoiled foods that … Continue reading What a friend…

Only very slightly above sub-interest

Well, it only cost seven quid, what can you expect? Riesling Clare Vallet 2006, Tim Adams Quite fruity, quite acidic, quite simple. Slips down reasonably well, though. Its refreshment value is all that brings this above sub-interest, it is frighteningly one-dimensional.

Two wines with lunch, and what a good lunch it was

I went out to lunch with Peter Sidebotham of Hand Picked Burgundy. We went to [link2post id=”1093″]Andrew Edmunds[/link2post]. I feel the need to point out I paid for my share so glowing I will be about the company; my editorial independence is not for sale. Meursault Premier Cru Charmes 2004, Domaine Latour-Giraud This had real … Continue reading Two wines with lunch, and what a good lunch it was

There may be worse things in the world but not that much worse

We are in France to pick up cheap Champagne and stopped off at the hamburger chain Quick for a much-delayed lunch. I thought I was so hungry I could eat anything, how wrong I was. The food was totally, stomach-churningly, soul-meltingly vile. I can hardly bring myself to think about it again so utterly nauseating … Continue reading There may be worse things in the world but not that much worse