Tag: Wine

A Rosé with its Own Rosé-Infused Macaron

This is likely to be the next big thing across the pond! Château d’Estoublon’s Roseblood Rosé has recently debuted in the US two ways – in the glass and in the form of a decadent rosé-infused macaron from Maison Ladurée. The collaboration with Maison… Continue Reading “A Rosé with its Own Rosé-Infused Macaron”

Postcard from Piedmont: Part III

We had such an enjoyable time in Piedmont earlier this year that my beloved elected to visit again though, this time, we stayed in a different hotel for three nights. We drove to Langhe in Tom (my SMART) who was looking rather perky after… Continue Reading “Postcard from Piedmont: Part III”

A – Z French Food: Part II

The Festive Season is a time for indulgence and while many are contemplating following a plant-based diet for Veganary, let’s look at Part II of my pick of some delicious French food. After all, it’s a calorie free exercise! If you missed it you’ll… Continue Reading “A – Z French Food: Part II”

My favourite place to drink wine?

The question above was recently posed by Dr B over at a Buddha Walks into a Wine Bar and it kinda got me thinking. To be honest, my first instinct is to say at home, on my terrace enjoying the view as part of… Continue Reading “My favourite place to drink wine?”

In praise of our recent trip to Rioja

Architecture and Scenery On our most recent trip, my beloved and I were very impressed with Rioja, a gorgeous region in northern Spain. We’d previously ooohed and aaahed over its more recent architectural delights such as the Frank Gehry designed Marques de Riscal winery… Continue Reading “In praise of our recent trip to Rioja”

Holiday photos: day 1

Our first overnight stop was a mere 4-5 hours drive from home. If you’re a wine lover, the name will ring a bell. Macon in Burgundy is famous for its wine, two-thirds of which is made from the Chardonnay grape and is white. The… Continue Reading “Holiday photos: day 1”