Category Archive: Tasted and approved

Royal Pimm’s

It’s hysteria in Britannia: A Royal Baby is Born! And I daresay the heat did not numb my enthusiasm for I am, as you might have guessed by now, a Brit-at-heart. Now, how… Continue reading

Eating & drinking in Napoli, Italia – Seafood

We arrived in Napoli around noon. It was pouring rain and we were dragging around our suitcases in the maze of the city’s cobbled and slippery streets. We were damp, tired & hungry… Continue reading

Eating and drinking in Napoli, Italia – Intro

Dear readers, More than two months ago, I shamelessly teased you with a post where I said I would share with you the pleasures of eating and drinking in Napoli. Well, the time… Continue reading


Last week I was invited to a star-studded event. Hollywood actors and all. The setting was cosy (none of these I’m too sexy for my shirt  gathering), the guests were crème de la… Continue reading

My latest wine orgasm

Yes, you read it: wine o.r.g.a.s.m. Or that very moment of euphoria, that climax of your senses’ sensibility, that sudden and often unexpected rush of pleasure from your body to your mind & soul… This… Continue reading

Shoes & wine pairings

Don’t you believe shoes are the ultimate accessory to match with your wine and create the perfect tasting (and drinking) conditions? I do. For the past 5 years I have developed an increasingly worrying addiction… Continue reading

of the absolute need to wine & dine in style

Just how much are food and wine an important part of my life right now? I’m going to tell you a true story that lasts over 4 days. Last week as you might have… Continue reading

An Education to Sherry

For your information I am a FYW; A French Young Woman. And believe me, when these three words are that neatly strung together it means that I’m as far as one can be… Continue reading

A Winey Monday Night

What a night! We opened 22 bottles, tasted as many, learnt, ate and laughed until it was too cold and too dark outside to even think about leaving. I did eventually. But only… Continue reading

Champagne #grandtasting in Paris

A couple hours, more than a couple of champagnes… this is a Paris Friday morning! Quelques heures et un certain nombre de champagnes… c’est vendredi, c’est Paris! Discovered & deliciously winey Découvert &… Continue reading