Santiago is Spanish for Saint James. So a place, on the site of Truffles (an establishment that had been operating in Cardiff ever since I can remember and I have … Continue reading
Readers of the blog will know I am a Rioja nut. It was my first love wine wise (a La Rioja Alta – Vina Ardanza being one of the wine … Continue reading
After nigh on a week of gorging on pintxos and Michelin Star dainties in glorious Donostia San Sebastian (please let me win the lottery so I can buy a house … Continue reading
Which 01 is número uno? A tasting of reserva and gran reserva wines from the glorious 2001 Rioja vintage.
Regular reader of the blog will know I am rather partial to a glass of vino and my first love (wine wise – think otherwise it was a blonde when … Continue reading
With Christmas and New Year out the way many people’s thoughts turn to where to go on holiday (with us all getting bombarded by incessant holiday adverts on the TV … Continue reading
It is that time of the year again when the excesses of Christmas have passed and we have the ginormous anti-climax that is New Year’s Eve to (not) look forward … Continue reading
I have lived in Cardiff for more years than I care to remember and for a big chunk of those years the Philharmonic (aka the Philly) was pretty much a … Continue reading