The EFWines team recently enjoyed a memorable and fine wine-filled excursion, destination Bordeaux. The purpose of the trip, besides having a great time drinking some of the world’s finest wines, was to get an early insight into the 2012 vintage through tastings from various chateaux.
To give you a little background on the 2012 vintage, it is safe to say that it was a complex vintage due to difficult year weather wise. As such, there has been a mix of production quality, with some wines showing very good quality, others slightly hit and miss. Interestingly, the weather conditions seemed to
On special occasions our suppliers take us out to lunch and when we do, we do it in style! In a recent excursion, we were treated to a visit to the well-renowned Zucca restaurant in London, known for its modern Italian cuisine. Along with the exquisite lunch, we had an equally excellent selection of wines.
Barbaresco – Bruno Giacosa 1986
The Barbaresco is an Italian wine produced in the Northern part of Italy from the Nebbiolo grape, an Italian variety famous for producing light coloured red wine. On the nose a bouquet of dark cherry and strawberry came through along with
It’s now May, and with every new month we support another aspiring entrepreneur through our charity work with Lendwithcare.
This month we have returned to Africa’s Togo and the town of Anié. Here lives Fisetou, a 38 year old single woman with big ambitions to improve her living conditions through her retail business. Fisteou sells cookies and porridge, and with a good understanding of her target market, she’s located the business close the main primary school in the area.
The main ingredients necessary for Fisetou’s products are corn and wheat; corn for the porridge and wheat for the cookies, which
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