wine gobbledegook

Château La Louvière Pessac-Léognan

Stirring the lees: Watch it happening AND learn about yeast. It’s a wine blog bargain

I have no idea how many times I’ve used the term “stirring the lees” and some of you might think oh here she goes again, talking that wine gobbledegook nonsense. Finally I’ve seen it in action, thanks to a peekaboo glass side to an oak barrel. You’re also thinking, well I’m pleased for you Jane, …

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Blandy’s Ten Year Old Bual

Some common wine facts explained and a taste of Madeira

WHEN I began this wine writing adventure I was determined I wouldn’t write a load of wine  gobbledegook. Whatever a wine geek may look like, I didn’t want to look like them. I aspire only to have elbow patches on a corduroy jacket to soak up any wine spillages. But eek. In the past few weeks I’ve found myself talking …

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