A RAW Day


The 271 bus takes me from Manor Gardens to Old Street. It is a twenty mts. walk to Old Truman Brewery on Brick Lane and the first London Artisan Wine Festival. A bored security man stands at the bottom of a narrow flight of stairs, which takes me to a large aircraft hanger-like room with…

Georgian Wine with Caroline Gilby MW


Marani Mtsvane 2008:Aromatic, crisp and very drinkable white from Telavi sold by the georgian wine society at £8.99. 13.5% Tbilvino Rkatsiteli 2008: Most planted Georgian white grape. Less aromatic than Mtsvane but richer and more mouth feel. Food wine. Used also in making brandy. 12.5%. Telani Tsinandali 2005: A blend of Mtsvane and Rkatsiteli. Slightly…