Wine 101

Red wine

Wine Route Shiraz Wine Tasting (Episode 267)

https://youtu.be/GGJoNGzSgKE We taste a Shiraz from Wine Route Shiraz. A single grape Shiraz wine is not a typical offering from Spain, so this tasting was interesting for both Johns Nice…
Portuguese Wine

Tasting Monte Sao Sebastaio Wine (Episode 228)

In the first episode, we have managed to get together since lockdown we taste a fantastic red wine from Portugal kindly sent to us by Lusus Wines. The wine, Monte…
English Wine

Tasting 3 Choirs Wines (Episode 181 Part 2)

This episode follows John L's visit to the Three Choirs Vineyard. Martin Fowkes, the Winemaking Director, kindly gave us some samples for John M to try back in the cellar.…
Red wine

3 Ases Tempranillo (Episode 158)

In this episode, we taste an excellent Tempranillo called 3 Ases which is available from John's shop Czwericks. It has a fantastic blackcurrant aroma which is really powerful and great…
Italian Wine

Grillo Wine (Sparkling) – Episode 155

In this episode, we taste a bottle of Sparkling Grillo wine available from Aldi. It has a nice "Verde" type colour with a sweet aroma of pear. The taste was…
Grenache

Arabella 10th Anniversary Wine (Episode 153)

Drinking a wine one evening John L thought John M would enjoy so he thought he would seek Joh M's view on the wine, The wine was produced to celebrate…
Malbec

BeefSteak South African Wellington Malbec (Episode 151)

In this episode, we taste a South African Malbec from the BeefSteak Stable of wines selected for their compatibility with, you guessed it, Steak! This wine has a very promising…
Red wine

Ribera del Duero Tempranillo (Episode 149)

We taste a wine, Condado De Haza made from the Tempranillo grape from the Riber del Duero Region of Spain. Just south of the Rioja region which also uses a…
Argentine wine

Asda Moneda Chilean Merlot (Episode 147)

In this episode, we taste a Chilean Merlot available from Asda at £5.00 per bottle. This wine is really fruity, low on tannin - really tasty! The only downside with…
Argentine wine

BeefSteak Club Shiraz (Episode143)

In this episode, we taste a wine John L thought he had enjoyed at a restaurant a few weeks before recording this episode. John L wanted to see how much…