Curious Wine Blog

Savvy about your Sauvi

From the unfashionable and sometimes controversial Riesling to the height of fashion and consumer tastes in the last ten years, this week we turn our attention to perhaps a more contemporary great ‘food wine’, Sauvignon Blanc.

Beef Wellington

I always talk a lot about certain dishes being ones that I love or could not live without but if you had to ask me for one last meal before I died this would have to be it.

Wine-matching with carrot and coriander soup?

Posted by NiallI love food and I love wine but even though I know a lot about food I have never really been an expert on the wine front. My biggest problem, and this is a problem that a lot of people suffer from in my opinion, is that I know what I like and I tend to stick to it.

Time to stop accepting bad wine

I was in two Cork hotels over the Christmas period for parties – the sit-down meals with crackers and hats varieties. In both, we indulged in some of the respective House Wines – you know, the stuff that smells of turps and takes the paint off skirting boards.