Archive for 'Wine'
So, it’s nearly the end of 2012 and for me, it has been quite a year! My first full year at the Old Course Hotel and I have been thinking about all the great things that I have seen, done and tasted in the last 12 months. Firstly, and most fondly, was the wonderful trip [...]
Bonjour, and welcome back to the wine blog. This week has been pretty intense wine wise. I was lucky enough to have been invited to Alsace, France to visit the fantastic Maison Trimbach with Enotria Wines. This was my first proper wine trip and it was AMAZING! What an experience and one I will be [...]
Hello and welcome back to the wine blog! Training. Training. Training. Then practice, practice and more practice. For me that’s really the key to becoming good at anything and wine service is no different. This week I have been doing some pretty intensive training sessions with the team here at the hotel to give them [...]
Last night in the Road Hole Restaurant we held a fabulous evening of food and Champagnes. The menu, created by our own Chef Ross Marshall, worked beautifully with a range amazing wines from Champagne Laurent-Perrier. It was brilliant to see so many regulars returning to one of our wine dinners, many in attendance being locals [...]
Hello and welcome to the wine blog! My name is Alan and I am the Head Sommelier at the Old Course Hotel, based in the Road Hole Restaurant. I am a long time reader, first time blogger! I am delighted to be able to talk to you all about two of my true passions- food [...]