Posts Tagged Koshu


Koshu Can Match White With Lamb


I won’t beat about the bush. There’s a lot of crap spoken about food and wine matching.

On the one hand, there are people who stick doggedly to rules. No red wine with fish. No white wine with beef. Ever. No matter what cut, or how it’s served.

In turn, this causes the polar opposite. Drink what you want, all food and wine matching is rubbish.

I’m not going to argue with the drink what you want bit. Why drink something you don’t like?

But if you believe all food and wine matching is nonsense, please do tell me how fabulous you think a glass of  young, tannic Médoc is with a piece of salty Roquefort.

The truth, of course, lies somewhere in the middle. (more…)

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If This Film Were A Wine…


I love movies almost as much as I love wine. Lucky then that Mr. SipSwoosh is a member of BAFTA. Each winter, we hunker down to wade through a pile of screeners – review DVDs of films, some before they’ve even hit the UK cinemas. So, as we head for this year’s BAFTA film awards, I’d thought I’d combine my two passions and match wine to the nominees for best film.

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