Dream Team of Dinner Party Wines
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Published 1 May 2017, ABWM Magazine, “Take A Sip” Column, Malaysia Rather than following this edition’s theme of suggesting my perfect dinner partners I’ve listed my dream team of wines…. Champagne for starters.  The choice of quality champagnes is vast, but more … Read More

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

Last chance in KL to attend my Beginners Course
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Last chance to  attend my wine course.  Beginners classes starting at SRS Bangsar on Friday 17 February.  More details here.  Sign up asap.

Latest Wine Offer & Beginner’s Wine Course
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The 2014 Wine and Food Club for Beginners starts after Chinese New Year and will be held on two Fridays each month.  

Do you remember your first wine?
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No, I don’t either, I do however remember the first wine that made me sit up and take note – I was preparing a tasting note in fact. It was 15 years ago but I remember exactly where I was … Read More

Newsletter – Summer Days – June 2013
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This month’s Newsletter offers some ideas for wine tourism for anyone travelling this summer.  Otherwise you can have summer in your glass and on your plate with this month’s mixed case offer and a really yummy dessert recipe.

Making Wine Progress
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At a lunch recently I was very pleasantly surprised to see a progressive wine list. The Acme Bar in KL has arranged its wines into categories according to taste and flavour. For example they have grouped their whites as aromatic, … Read More

Newsletter – Your Wine Type – May 2013
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In this month’s newsletter take a fascinating online test to discover why you like the wines you like.  This month’s wine offer is a fabulous reduction in price of a Classic Red. I also offer suggestions on wines to pair … Read More

W is for Wine Apps
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If you go to itunes and type in “wine” you will see numerous sub-categories to choose from each containing several apps. I haven’t explored them all but I did use this A-Z Challenge as an opportunity to try a few … Read More

N is for Nigella
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I just couldn’t justify blogging about anything else beginning with N. For the few who do not know, Nigella is an English home cook who has a few books and TV series to her name. My website contains 19 posts … 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

The Knackered Mother’s Wine Club
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I am sorry to say that this isn’t the launch of my latest wine course, or book club for that matter. It is the name of a new book, one that I wish I had written, by the very talented … Read More

Wine Service in Malaysia
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At the end of last year I was approached by SOMLAY, the Malaysian Sommelier society to cover the South East Asia Best Sommelier Competition. They wanted me to attend the three day competition as their official writer, attend master classes … Read More

New Food & Wine Club for Beginners
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Food & Wine Club – a new Beginners Course Starting at the ABWM House in Bangsar 2x Fridays every month Come along to the Introductory Session (effectively Lesson 1) Friday 15th February, 11.30 am – 1.30pm The course runs for … Read More

Newsletter-Food & Wine Club Launch-Oct’12
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In the October Newsletter – details of the Food & Wine Club, Recipe and Wine of the Month

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