Lime and soda, with a twist

Back when I wasn't drinking for a few months, I often enjoyed a pint of lime cordial...

Versatile Vodka

Vodka is quite a useful alcoholic addition to many cocktails. It's also very useful if you happen...

Quite the difference

This was also a Colombard Chardonnay from 2007, but this time far, far better than the immediate...

Loch Fyne in York

In celebration of a friend's birthday, marking the beginning of his third decade, we walked through the...

Covent Garden Soup

Although not eaten there, this was as tasty as though freshly made. It comes in a tetrapak...

Emporium Eatery

Lunch out was on the cards, along with a little shopping, and Clitheroe isn't short of excellent...

Eggs and bacon

When I feel like a treat, I make myself eggs and bacon. I usually have it on...

Slight fizz

I bought this at Marks and Spencer, as it was on offer, at £3.99. I've never heard...

Montana Lindauer

This New Zealand sparkler has a wonderful lightness to it. The bubbles are fine and very lengthy...

Chateau Poujeaux 1990

Expensive, of course, but excellent, this Chateau Poujeaux from 1990 is perfectly mellow, with smooth blackberry flavours,...

One per night

Just one wine per night where I'm staying at the moment - a bottle from the above...

Another Great New World

Yesterday, to set the sun, I shared with a friend a bottle of Chilean Cornellana rosé from...
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