Soliciting Flavours

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

Category Archives: wine tasting

The wonder of Welsh wine- a tasting of various vinious delights Cymru has to offer during #Welshwineweek.

Wales and wine is not, perhaps, two words that a lot of people would put together, but it is fair to say that Welsh wine has come on in leaps … Continue reading

Aug 2, 2020 · Leave a comment

Keeping it sweet, with another lockdown treat – Mystere Club virtual tasting of Chateau Chateau Lafaurie-Peyraguey

Last week’s post on Cleverchefs was one of my most popular ever on the blog (funny that as it didn’t get much traction on Twitter – not entirely sure how … Continue reading

Jun 7, 2020 · 3 Comments

Wining on the web! An online tasting with Mystere wine Club

No I am not talking about twitter, but rather a virtual wine tasting of Cardiff’s Mystere Wine Club (mentioned many times on this blog). With the ongoing lockdown, external activities … Continue reading

Apr 19, 2020 · 9 Comments

Template tempranillo? A tasting of the Ribera del Duero wines of Alejandro Fernández

Most people when they think of tempranillo automatically default to the Rioja wine region in Spain and it is fair to say it remains a bastion of that grape and a … Continue reading

Feb 23, 2020

The toast of Tuscany? – Fonterutoli tasting at the Mystere Wine Club

I am trying to do more posts that focus on wine (rather than referring to it as an aside) on the blog, mainly because wine is my passion (I can … Continue reading

Jan 26, 2020

My best soliciting (flavours) of 2019

On the food and drink front it has been another good year. Despite not going to my beloved Spain and, in particular, Pais Vasco (my food heaven) this year (or … Continue reading

Dec 29, 2019

Dinner with one of Italy’s true greats – Antinori dinner at Heaney’s Cardiff.

Readers of blog will know I take the seemingly unusual approach (not sure why it is so unusual) of commenting on both the food and the wine/drink (let’s be honest … Continue reading

Nov 10, 2019

A grape that’s one in a Semillion? Tasting of Semillion wines at the Jeroboam Club, Bristol.

Been a while since I have done a blog post on a wine tasting, with the last one being way back in March on the seriously good wines of the … Continue reading

Oct 13, 2019 · 5 Comments

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 · 1 Comment

My best Soliciting (Flavours) of 2018

So yet another year whizzes past at break neck speed. On the food and drink front it has been a good year (bit shite otherwise – glad to see the … Continue reading

Dec 30, 2018 · Leave a comment