Monthly Archives: March 2013

Dinner with Chateau Musar

20130226_191059_20130307203625702In the last couple of years I have come to increasingly rely on Twitter and Facebook to keep me up to speed with all that is happening. I have met many great people I would not otherwise have met thanks to a combined passion for wine and intensive use of social media. The drawback is that you forget the majority of people still go out to the theatre, dinners and wine tastings and have found out about all these without the help of the twittersphere or the facebooked.

And so it was that we almost missed out on the Chateau Musar tasting dinner, organised by Sam’s Chophouse and leisurely marshalled by Manchester’s first and oldest active sommelier, Mr George Bergier. Continue reading

You’ve been porked !

Joy of PorkOn Saturday, Miss Mash and I joined a few fellow food fans at the house of the @drunkenbutcher for the  “Joy of Pork” evening. This is not a trashy, hemoglobin-heavy Hollywood take on Come Dine With Me. Iain is indeed a very skilled and passionate amateur chef and “Joy of Pork” was his chosen theme for the first “Dine In” event, a new form of Supper Club Continue reading