All Things Alcoholic

Although this page is a favourite of mine, because it is a good excuse to open a bottle of wine, it will also includes some fruit punches, kids cocktails and more boozy cocktails, in fact anything that I think that will appeal to my friends, as long as it comes out of a bottle or out of a juice carton. Quite importantly, I always have an eye open for bargain wines and special offers.

Crystal Bay Sauvignon Blanc.

It has been a while since I put a new wine up, that has been due to the fact that I have not come across any really special wines that I considered in the correct … Continue reading


Wolf Blass Yellow Label, The Wine Of Friends

This wine was first introduced to us about 14 years ago by two new friends, we were having supper with them and Mike always loves a good red wine, at that time it was his … Continue reading


Pink Prosecco

Girls this is for you, pure indulgence, light scented candles and soak in the bath, with soft music playing sipping the prosecco, pathway to heaven, although make sure it is chilled before you start, or … Continue reading


Top 3 Champagne’s This Year

According to the stats the sales of champagne dropped last year to the same level back in 2002, yet britain remains the biggest importer in the world, so now tell me their is no money … Continue reading


Caught nicking my daughters wine

Bargain Reds

Well I said I would bring you the Jane Macquitty reds, here are a couple I do think are worth going out to get, all under £5. Morrisons Con Sur Pinot Noir from Chile, £4.99 … Continue reading


Grab A Bargin This Weekend

Jane Macquitty is the wine critic for the times, she is down to earth and often points me to some real winners, every couple of months she does a round up of what is in … Continue reading


Stormhoek Pinotage

The label on the bottle describes this wine as big,rich and ripe and that’s all it says, which in the world of wine is slightly different, it is South African and quite a powerful 14%, … Continue reading


The Whale Caller

Cheap yet classy is the best way to describe this crisp coastal South African Sauvignon Blanc-Colombard wine. I bought it at Waitrose for £3.99 which is a real bargin, yes it was on offer and … Continue reading


Nederburg Shiraz

A wine that makes you think of Autumn although it comes from a sunny South Africa. The Shiraz is spicy but not along the lines of black pepper more of paprika, along with strong flavours … Continue reading


Joanne’s Planters Punch

When Joanne came back form her wedding in Antigua one of the first things she told me about was the amazing punch they had in there hotel, morning noon and night. Joanne gave me the … Continue reading


ML Chardonay-Pinot Grigio

Wine from South Eastern Australia, ML stands for Melbourne lounge retailing from Tesco’s at the moment in there sale for a cracking £3.99 worth every penny of £7. This wine is so full of flavour … Continue reading


White Burgundy

A very classy White Burgundy from Chardonnay grapes in the Cote Chalonnaise area of Burgundy. This wine is a little more expensive than everyday plonk with supper, it comes in around £9 a bottle but … Continue reading