“It’s a hard grape to grow. As you know. Right? It’s, uh, it’s thin-skinned, temperamental, ripens early. It’s, you know, it’s not a survivor like cabernet, which can just grow anywhere and thrive even when it’s neglected. No, pinot needs constant care and attention. You know? And, in fact, it can only grow in these [...]
Entries Categorized as 'Tastings'
July 8, 2011
May 26, 2010
Tonight I am being picked up in a Lexus and chauffeur drive to an Eben Sadie wine tasting with Under the Influence.
Not too bad hey Nige!
If you fancy being picked up in a super smart Lexus and driven to and from an Under the Influence wine tasting like a diplomat - then take a look [...]
January 19, 2010
I’m hitting a wine tasting this Thursday at The Roundhouse with Under the Influence.
I’ve never been the biggest fan of Sauvignon Blanc but occasionally a good one comes along and slaps me in the face. My good friend The Wine Thief will be conducting the wine tasting and he tells me that there are some [...]
June 10, 2009
Under the Influence has just launched it’s amazing Winter Wine Experiences - and they promise to be really amazing evenings.
I’ve been to a couple of the tastings and if you have yet to experience the sheer passion and knowledge of Allister “The Nose” Kreft - then you’re in for a treat.
He brings the subject of [...]