Vegan Christmas dish and wines to match by Kerstin Rodgers AKA @MsMarmiteLover

[twitter style=”horizontal” float=”left”] [fblike style=”standard” showfaces=”false” width=”450″ verb=”like” font=”arial”] Vegan and Vegetarian Christmas What to serve vegans and vegetarians at Christmas is a head scratcher for those used to the simplicities of a giant turkey as a centrepiece. Some people can only imagine meat as an impressive seasonal treat, and they are stumped when it…

Bordeaux for Dummies by Kerstin Rodgers AKA @MsMarmiteLover

[twitter style=”horizontal” float=”left”] [fblike style=”standard” showfaces=”false” width=”450″ verb=”like” font=”arial”] Bordeaux is arguably the best-known wine in the world after Champagne, but it has an image problem. Since the 1980s, younger people prefer to drink wine from elsewhere – usually the New World, meaning Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Chile, Argentina, America. Our consumption of Bordeaux has…

Veggie burger and veggie wines by Kerstin Rodgers aka @MsMarmiteLover

[twitter style=”horizontal” float=”left”] [fblike style=”standard” showfaces=”false” width=”450″ verb=”like” font=”arial”]     We talk often about wine and food matchings for meat and fish, but what about vegetarian food? What do you drink with a veggie burger? What do you drink with tofu? Or avocado? By listing whether a wine contains animal products, Winetrust caters to vegetarians and vegans. Egg…

15 wine coolers for summer (from spritzers to wine slushies) by Kerstin Rodgers aka @MsMarmiteLover

[twitter style=”horizontal” float=”left”] [fblike style=”standard” showfaces=”false” width=”450″ verb=”like” font=”arial”] Snobbery and wine go together like love and marriage. I remember visiting the States a few years ago and getting very snooty about people putting ice cubes in their wine… even red wine! But let’s stop and think a minute. Sometimes, when the weather is pushing…

British sparkling wine – more than a match for Champagne by Kerstin Rodgers @MsMarmitelover

[twitter style=”horizontal” float=”left”] [fblike style=”standard” showfaces=”false” width=”450″ verb=”like” font=”arial”] There has always been a close relationship between Champagne and the British. We are their biggest export market, buying almost a quarter of their output. The UK expenditure on Champagne is 75% more than the next biggest market, the United States – we buy over 30…

What wine to drink with pizza? by Kerstin Rodgers @MsMarmitelover

[twitter style=”horizontal” float=”left”] [fblike style=”standard” showfaces=”false” width=”450″ verb=”like” font=”arial”]   A thick new red book, virtually an encyclopaedia of pizza, has just been published called Where to Eat Pizza (Phaidon), by American author Daniel Young. Pizza is probably the most popular fast food around the world. It’s almost one of the most profitable as the ingredients are…