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AMEX in Paris, a Sneek Peek at Rungis Market – video

Dec 09, 13 AMEX in Paris, a Sneek Peek at Rungis Market – video

Posted by in All, France

I’ve always wanted to visit Rungis Market and now I can, at least vicariously through this video from AmEx… Amex Travel Insider Alex Zane is taking a sneak peek behind some of Europe’s best known destinations, uncovering the hidden gems that make each place that little bit more interesting. According to research...

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Chino Latino special menu for New Years Eve

Dec 09, 13 Chino Latino special menu for New Years Eve

Posted by in All, Food and Wine, London

Chino Latino at the Park Plaza Riverbank is celebrating their 10 year anniversary with a special menu. Executive Group Chef Werner Seebach has created a ten-course Tasting Menu, featuring a retrospective of the Pan-Asian restaurant’s signature dishes of the past decade, to end off the year in fabulous style. I was invited to...

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Cunard Cruise Lines New Wine List

Dec 08, 13 Cunard Cruise Lines New Wine List

Posted by in All, Lifestyle

Recently, I was sent a few samples from Cunard Cruise Lines newest wine list. Cunard have been on the high seas for over 170 years and I’ve always wanted to sail on their flagship Queen Elizabeth II. Years ago, when I was a child in California, I visited the Queen Mary which is now ‘retired’ and moored in Long...

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Taking Away in Manchester

Nov 21, 13 Taking Away in Manchester

Posted by in All

I have to say that whenever I leave London, I usually head to the Continent and very rarely head to the other  cities of England. However, it seems that I am missing a trick and really should head north of the M25. I love Chinese food and got this handy article from JUST EAT in Manchester the other day which I thought I’d...

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5 wine myths laid bare…

Nov 18, 13 5 wine myths laid bare…

Posted by in All

My friends at Hard to Find Wines passed this info about wine myths to me and I think they do a good job of busting them! Read on and tell me what you think…. Drinking wine is one of life’s little pleasures. When you learn to appreciate fine wine, the process of drinking is taken to a whole new level; it becomes an art form,...

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Paprika, Porcini, and Garlic Butter Kettle Chips for the winter

Nov 01, 13 Paprika, Porcini, and Garlic Butter Kettle Chips for the winter

Posted by in All, Food and Wine

Contributed by Anna Von Bertele A staple in my house, when the wine comes out the fridge, is a packet of Kettle Chips. Crisps and dip and a glass of wine can seem like the most delicious thing. So when the Wine Sleuth – asked if I wanted to cover the Kettle Chip launch of it’s new Winter flavour, I was very excited!...

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Penfolds Re-corking Clinic

Oct 27, 13 Penfolds Re-corking Clinic

Posted by in All, Australia

I had heard of Penfolds re-corking clinic but really didn’t know what it entailed. I just assumed people would bring in their old bottles of Grange and have the cork replaced periodically. Not so, as I found out when I was invited to see how a Penfolds re-re-corking clinic actually works. Chief Winemaker, Peter Gago was in...

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Featured Post – Exploring the World’s Greatest Wine Regions

Oct 24, 13 Featured Post – Exploring the World’s Greatest Wine Regions

Posted by in All, Featured Post

Exploring the world’s greatest wine regions… France, Italy and Spain are the top three wine countries in the world, producing almost half of the world’s wine – but that doesn’t necessarily mean you should only visit wine regions within these countries. Wine is produced all over the world and so it can...

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Featured Post – Top Places to Buy Vintage Wine for Investment

Oct 22, 13 Featured Post – Top Places to Buy Vintage Wine for Investment

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If you’re contemplating investing in fine wine, the most important decision you have to make is not what bottles you’re going to put your money into, but which merchant you are going to trust to manage your investment. Choosing a reputable expert might not be as straightforward as it first appears – there are many...

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Chicken recipes for the Autumn

Oct 21, 13 Chicken recipes for the Autumn

Posted by in All, Food and Wine

I’ve been doing a lot of cooking lately at Winesleuth HQ and I have a few recipes here in association with Schwartz that I think are perfect for this Autumnal weather. Creating wonderful meals with chicken Chicken is often regarded as a rather boring fowl. If you use a free-range bird and create a recipe with wine and fresh...

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