Monthly Archives: February 2013

Chocolate and Wine Tasting in Didsbury


Back again in Didsbury, with the Didsbury Wine Club team this time. They kept fairly quiet since Christmas but just to make a point and make sure whatever January diet you were on is truly out the window, they went for the classic chocolate and wine matching exercise. Sure to attract the sugar and alcohol, not-so-deprived locals, attendance and enthusiasm was high. So were expectations.

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Fine Wine Bonanza in West Didsbury

photo (7)This January it felt like half the nation were keeping dry. So damn hard to find a mate to share a pint with. And when you least expect it, in true Don Corleone fashion, Reserve Wines knock at your digital door with an offer you can’t refuse. Given how busy things are in our life of late, what with the work in the house and busy times in the office, there haven’t been many boozy adventures since Christmas and I was getting a bit restless. So when an email arrived in the inbox titled “A very special one-off tasting” and then “Fine Wine Extravaganza” I didn’t need to read the rest and I called Marc to book straight away. To make this particular tasting that little bit more exclusive, only the 12 first lucky ones to book would be able to attend so it was going to be an intimate affair. Continue reading