Australian Wine Tasting – Matthew Jukes at Great Western Wine

Last year I completed 5 units of the WSET diploma – everything but unit 3 – the dreaded and very large still wine unit.  I have decided due to various commitments to do unit 3 via distance learning.  Having already completed various courses with the Open University I have no qualms about learning in this…

New Year Resolutions

It’s that time of year again when the first question you are asked by most people is ‘so what’s your New Year’s resolution?’  Most people either want to do more or less of something.  One friend of mine is going to exercise more; another is going to eat less chocolate.  Mine is one that would…

Trimbach Tasting – Great Western Wine

As someone who is fairly new to the world of wine I decided that it would be beneficial for my studies if I were to attend as many tastings as possible and I am lucky that living were I do there are loads of great wine merchants hosting such events. On the 25th January I…