Chile and Argentina : wine nations to be taken seriously

Posted on September 30th, 2012 by Robin Goldsmith in Drink, Wine

Chilean and Argentinian Wines

A selection of wines from the Chilean and Argentinian Trade Tastings at Lords Cricket Ground

I recently attended the Wines of Chile and Wines of Argentina Annual Trade Tastings at Lords Cricket Ground. The two countries offer a rich diversity of wine styles worth discovering, as well as strongly supporting Fairtrade wine production. Before offering some highlights, here’s a little bit of background information to both countries’ wine traditions.

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A voyage of discovery : a journey into the unknown

Posted on September 20th, 2012 by Robin Goldsmith in Drink, Food, Wine

Via Nova wines

Via Nova ‘Mencia’ and ‘Godello’ wines from Galicia in North West Spain.

The Olympic and Paralympic Games are over. Inspiration for some, annoyance for others, for many they represented a journey into unknown territory – sports that people had never heard of, watched or tried before. So perhaps now is the time to build on this spirit of adventure and try new types of food and drink. In this article, I will be looking at expanding our taste sensations with products you may never have previously considered or discovered. Come with me on a voyage of discovery…

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