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.

A Scottish Treat Today

Firstly I am not on the Keto diet with my husband John, I am however supporting him and planning his meals and cooking for him. I thought I would quickly share the meal we had … Continue reading

Indian takeaway with bubbles

Lockdown Needs A Few Bubbles

The other day we celebrated our wedding anniversary, usually we would have been off on an adventure somewhere for a few days. We decided that we must still celebrate! Normally it would have been a wonderful … Continue reading


Saturday afternoon my ex boss is dropping in for drinks and a quick chat, well what do you serve people who are used to the best, I could not have gone wrong with this classic … Continue reading

The Arahura (Sauvignon Blanc)

I am still drinking wine, I promise, and can only say sorry for my lack of wine reviews. People who know me also know that the family have been going through a very hard time … Continue reading

Puisseguin Saint-Emilion

I have quite surprised myself to be reviewing another wine from France directly after my last review. Trust me it was not planned, but this wine is from the great Saint- Emilion area and Puisseguin … Continue reading

Calvet Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2012

A stunning wine from Bordeaux, this makes a change for me as of late a lot of my wines have come from New Zealand and Australia. This Sauvignon Blanc has won silver in the wine … Continue reading

Review: Ara Single Vineyard, Sauvignon Blanc

I am back in New Zealand with this classic Sauvignon Blanc. The Ara vineyard is in the most south-western corner of Marlborough and is a sustainably managed vineyard and this wine itself has far too … Continue reading

REVIEW: Saint Vigni Cotes du Rhone Villages

Quite a long time since I reviewed a French wine, in fact I have been asked if I drink french wines! the answer is of course I do.Often when shopping for wine I simply find … Continue reading

REVIEW: Barefoot Cabernet Sauvignon

California does it again for me, I have over the past two years drank some amazing wines from California this one from the Barefoot Cellars is a true delight and carries a gold medal for … Continue reading

Rully Premier Cru

Sometimes it is really nice to have something rather special, this weekend we had Joseph Drouhin Rully Premier Cru and what a treat. From opening the bottle to the very last sip it thrilled our … Continue reading

Review: Rabbit Row Sauvignon Blanc

I really enjoy a good Sauvignon Blanc, nine times out of ten I find it to be a classy wine with  a sensuous mixture of flavours going on, this one did that for me. My … Continue reading

Nobilo Orca Bay, Sauvignon Blanc

Review: Nobilo Orca Bay, Sauvignon Blanc

Wow is the best way to describe this wine and then it has got to be give me more! My daughter bought me this bottle last week as a little thank you present, I came home … Continue reading