RICHARD ESLING: Malbec needs just the right conditions
‘Bordeaux inhabitant finds new home in South America.’ This could have been a headline in the mid 19th century when people from many European countries were flocking to the New World to take advantage of the opportunities there.
Sussex’s MasterChef contestant: ‘My heart just dropped’
I don’t think I was the only one who shouted at the TV ‘you’ve forgotten your cauliflower’ as I watched MasterChef last night. And surely I was not the only one who cried ‘nooooo’ when his pudding collapsed or the one who punched the air with glee when he made it through to the final three.
RICHARD ESLING: Arundel Wine Society celebrates fifth birthday
As the world of wine seemingly gets more complex and confusing day by day, particularly in this country which imports wine from every conceivable wine producing region of the planet, wine education of one sort or another is becoming ever more popular.