Tag Archives: Antonio Galloni

Menu à la mode

You have to chuckle. Increasingly, earnest, no nonsense, modern foodie-ism likes to cut to the chase. Surely a brief list of a dish’s ingredients is a salient expression of a cook’s honest lack of pretension than a hackneyed reference to … Continue reading

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Bordeaux 2015: Making a Bigger Splash

For die-hard wine nerds this little chart from Liv-Ex makes interesting reading. Now, we all know that wine criticism is as subjective as an individual palate, but just like taking tasters out of their comfort zone with blind tastings and … Continue reading

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Un rendez-vous with Mr Truth: Laurent Ponsot

The last time I met Laurent Ponsot he was about to embark on a trans-continental American motor-bike ride. He had the look too. Ten years on much has changed at the eponymous Domaine Ponsot in Morey Saint Denis. He still … Continue reading

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Montalcino – Ciciri and a modern Sicilian vespers

So an eventful lightning visit to Montalcino the week. The main aim to visit and taste at Fornacina – a tiny domaine in the same sector as Cerbaiona and Salvioni. Lovely wines, a beautiful Sangiovese-typical Rosso and a fuller, rich … Continue reading

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Vinous, not heinous – or the importance of being earnest

Well, to be quite honest, the title of Antonio Galloni’s new site, Vinous (explore all things wine) is quite beyond me. What does vinous mean? Vinuous I could get my head round, but perhaps it’s a compound adjective of vin … Continue reading

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