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Happy Pancake Day from Grinning Goblet Wines!

Shrove Tuesday (aka Pancake Day!) is here again. The days are getting a little longer, the weather is a little warmer and what better way ... Read More

Written by Tony Seymour

Try January!

For many, January is a time for re-alignment. After the indulgences of the festive season, it’s time to get things back on an even ke... Read More

Written by Tony Seymour

How to get into wine!

I had a couple of queries recently from people asking me how they should go about developing a knowledge of wine. It’s a good qu... Read More

Written by Tony Seymour

Tasting at home part VI - It's about time

I have often heard it said that many things (even some people!) mature with age. Meats and cheeses would be good examples. The word ‘mature’ and ... Read More

Written by Tony Seymour

Wine tasting at home part V - supermarket sweep!

As most of the economy quakes under the strain of lockdown, supermarkets occupy one sector which is bucking the trend. Indeed, their wine and spirit ... Read More

Written by Tony Seymour

Wine tasting at home IV - what I drank last weekend!

This week I thought I’d cover two wines which I recently drank from famous Burgundy producer, Louis Latour. The historic négociant-éléveur has b... Read More

Written by Tony Seymour

Tasting at home - part III

Quinta do Pinto Grande Escolha 2014 Portugal is nothing if not proud of its viticultural history and wine-making traditions. The same may be said of its ... Read More

Written by Tony Seymour

Tasting at home - part II

Le Riche Chardonnay 2017 South Africa, with its captivating vineyards and breath-taking vistas, not-to-mention exotic wildlife, is a true treasure-trove of discovery for any wine lover. ... Read More

Written by Tony Seymour

Tasting at home - part I

Given that the current 'lock-down' has put a temporary stop to my monthly wine tastings at the St James's Club in Manchester city centre, I ... Read More

Written by Tony Seymour

Whistlestop Tour Around Zeni

On a recent visit to Lake Garda, I had the pleasure of visiting the Zeni Winery and Wine Museum. It came as quite a surprise ... Read More

Written by Tony Seymour