In 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