Tag Archives: Viognier

Supertuscans – the superheros from Bolgheri

“…if Ravel’s “Bolero” was a wine, it would probably be the 2007 Ornellaia”

From the day the London based wine merchant Armit Wines and the world famous Tenuta dell’Ornellaia had announced a competition earlier this year to win a trip to Tuscany to visit the Ornellaia estate, I was on a mission. The challenge was to take a creative photo of one’s enjoying Le Volte (the entry level wine of Ornellaia) and to share it on social media with the hashtag #LoveLeVolte.

I got obsessively dedicated to win this challenge. To make the long story short, I created a series of photos involving food, flowers, football and even my then one year old daughter. Finally the winner was announced … and there I was, doing the happy dance in my living room! 🙂

Fast forward to the end of September and… READ MORE

Savalan wines from Azerbaijan on tasting



2015 Chardonnay

Straw lemon, clean nose with med+ intensity, stone & tropical fruit. Dry, medium bodied,  unoaked and hence very fruit forward Chardonnay with stone fruit (ripe peach), hint of olives & almonds, med+ finish length. Can be enjoyed with a variety of dishes, incl. Continue reading Savalan wines from Azerbaijan on tasting

From Oz with love – John Duval tasting at Hedonism Wines

No matter if you are a Londoner or just visiting, but if you consider yourself a wine lover you will most likely have at least heard of Hedonism Wines. Located in the heart of Mayfair, the most impressive wine shop I’ve been to so far and practically a museum for wine-gurus and geeks, Hedonism Wines is also Continue reading From Oz with love – John Duval tasting at Hedonism Wines