Soliciting Flavours

Musings (more like rambling thoughts) of a Cardiff based lawyer obsessed with food and wine

Category Archives: syrah

Water’s the name, wine and so much more is the game – Uisce by Heaneys, Pontcanna, Cardiff

Uisce (pronounced Ish-ka) is the new venture from Tommy Heaney, badged as a wine and coffee bar. As Uisce means water in Gaelic and it being a wine bar (a … Continue reading

May 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

Going Comando in the Sierra de Gredos! A Mystere Wine Club tasting.

Heard of the wines of the Sierra de Gredos? No, thought not (if you have, give yourself a pat on the back you clever clogs). I like to think I … Continue reading

Mar 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

A touch of Frost. Park House Restaurant & Bar, Cardiff City Centre UPDATE: Sept 2018.

Update: Andrew Frost (head chef at time this post was originally published) has left and the head chef role has been taken over by Matt Waldron. I am going to … Continue reading

May 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

“Is that really a pie I spy?” – The Bush,St. Hilary, Vale of Glamorgan.

Today (12th March) is the last day of British Pie week and a pie related post seemed in order. I am rather partial to a good pie and a Sunday … Continue reading

Mar 12, 2017 · 1 Comment

La leisurely lunch – Chez Francis, Canton, Cardiff. UPDATE: Under new ownership and new name – Stanley’s -May 2018.

A ritual in the department I work within is a financial year end knees up. A brief moment to celebrate the end of a hard slog to beat the set … Continue reading

Jun 5, 2016 · 1 Comment

Big bold wines to calm the rugby nerves – shiraz and syrah from Aldi

It has been a while since I have done a post on wine, but a nerve wracking evening watching a cracking game of rugby between England and Wales to kick … Continue reading

Feb 8, 2015 · 1 Comment