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NEW! The Ocelot: Latest Article now available!
The latest issue of The Ocelot is now available in both print and digital editions. You can read my latest contribution, looking at whether the Government wants us to stick to the drinking limits, or help bring in the taxes they need here.
Australia Day Tasting – 22nd January – London
Once again I’m attending what continues to be one of the highlights of my tasting calendar – the annual biggest tasting of Australian wines outside of Australia. Throw in a masterclass on Sparkling Wine and I’m ready and raring to go!
Aldi 19th Wine Tasting Panel
I recently hooked up once again with Aldi, trying some of their newest wines as part of their regular tasting panels. You can find the list of wines and my thoughts on the 19th panel here.
Laithwaites Wine Tasting 8th December – Bath
Waitrose Drinks Festival 17th November – London
City Wine Show 12th October – London
Read about my trip here.
Crus Bourgeois du Médoc 2016 Official Selection
The official invites are out to taste 2016 Crus Bourgeois in London this coming September. One of the top tastings of my yearly calendar, the chance to try out the already well-regarded wines of 2016 will no doubt be another winner.
23rd – Australia Day – The largest tasting of Australian wines outside of Australia hits London once again. The tasting last year was phenomenal and you can read about it here.
24th – Glass of Bubbly – Trophy and Gold Medal winning wines from the 2017 Glass of Bubbly awards. A good chance to taste the cream of the crop.