Monthly Archives: April, 2011
… has got some chub — and is (perhaps) wearing clothes that’re ever so slightly too tight to be quite becoming
Old Parn has lost his coat.
… is an alluringly androgynous wine — the result of some white grape on red grape action — and is bloody nice for it
In which a drool-inducingly acidic Saumur Chenin Blanc proves the perfect foil for a smokey old trout
In which our intrepid hero subjects himself to the horror (the horror!) of three revolting sold-by-the-plastic-cup specimens from Marks & Spencer: Le Froglet Rose, Chardonnay and Shiraz. A truly gruelling experience.
In which three French half-bottles from The Wine Society are put through the rigorous Parn tasting process
… is like a character in a trashy romance novel — for drinking now, asking questions later
… is an honest (if brusque) young peasant of a wine
In which we address the news item of the day: people’s alleged inability to taste the wheat amidst the chaff.