Archive for February, 2012


Koshu: Big In Japan


When it comes to promoting their unique Koshu wines, the Japanese aren’t taking any half measures.

At their recent annual trade tasting in London, they had not one but two masters of wine on hand – Lynne Sherriff and Jancis Robinson – to talk up Koshu and educate the uninitiated. Of which there seemed a fair few, despite this being the third year Koshu of Japan (KOJ) producers from Yamanashi Prefecture have shown their wines in London. (more…)

If This Film Were A Wine 2012


Last year, I had a bit of fun matching wine to films during the BAFTAs and then again for the Oscars.  As it turns out, these were two of my more popular posts of the entire year.

So, with the 2012 BAFTA film awards almost upon us here are my recommendations of what wine to drink with each movie nominated for Best Film and Outstanding British Film. (more…)