Tasting of Light & Refreshing Wines
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Sign up for a Masterclass on Light & Refreshing White Wines on Friday 10 March – particularly if you are bored with Sauvignon Blanc!!! Includes Refreshing Lunch Perfectly matched with a seafood menu from Southern Rock Seafood. Deadline for signup … Read More

Chateau Pichon Longueville Baron Masterclass
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A Masterclass with Chateau Pichon Longueville Baron’s Brand Ambassador, Corinne Michot, was held at Chinoz on the Park. Brought to us by Geovinum Sdn Bhd together with the Sommelier Association of Malaysia, SOMLAY. The Chateau is a leading Pauillac 2eme … Read More

M is for Medoc Marathon
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I have started running again, outside rather than on a treadmill, and I am loving it. I have even signed up for some official (short race) competitions and I was reminded recently about the Medoc Marathon in Bordeaux, France. This … Read More

B is for Bordeaux or do you prefer Bored Doe?
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B is for Bordeaux, or do you prefer Bored Doe? More importantly which of these two wines would you buy? Particularly as the latter is a Cabernet Sauvignon red blend with a very non-plussed female deer and a French chateau … Read More

Chocolate Berry Torte
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From Green & Black’s Chocolate Recipes Serves 6 Ingredients: Torte: 25gm plain flour 5 tsp cocoa powder 75gm dark chocolate, minimum 60% cocoa solids, broken into pieces 25gm unsalted butter 5 tsp double cream 4 egg whites 3 egg yolks … Read More

Goat’s Cheese, Pecan & Bacon Salad
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From BBC Good Food (www.bbcgoodfood.com)  Serves 2 Ingredients: ½ frisée lettuce, washed and root trimmed off 1 head chicory, split into leaves 1 handful pecans, toasted 100gm log goat’s cheese, cut into 4 slices 2 slices sourdough bread, toasted and … Read More

Cabernet Sauvignon
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Cabernet Sauvignon is one of the better known red grapes varieties ; it is grown all over the world and is incredibly versatile. Depending on where it is grown (and of course the winemaker’s input) it can make soft and … Read More