Sardines or salmon with Riesling

Peter Lehman Riesling 2015, Eden Valley I bought this Riesling wine because I drank Riesling when I was a student in the 1980s. It was a nostalgic buy and I really didn’t know what to expect. In those days, I drank Riesling from Germany and it was medium sweet and cheap. I saw this Riesling in the wines from…

This pinot gris caught my eye. Try it with salmon!

Pinot Gris – Black Cottage 2016 Marlborough As I was leaving Majestic in December this £9.99 bottle of wine caught my eye and I went back to purchase it before leaving. Although Pinot Gris and Pinot Grigio are made from the same grape, Pinot Gris is a better partner for food. For me, the nose is all pear. I couldn’t…

Lugana-A dry white for roast pork and turkey and vegetables

Lugana white wine is from the North East of Italy, the Veneto region of wine production. I got to know lugana white well when I visited the vineyard ‘Elcitera‘ in Peschiera del Garda in August 2016. The Lugana wine I am recommending is from Waitrose and is called  Lugana Zenata Villa Flora.  It is made from 100%…