A Jazzy Cab-Shiraz by Lisa McGuigan

On Lisa McGuigan’s wine website she calls wine ‘the perfect fashion accessory’. The bottle of Cab Shiraz from her Wilde Thing range, sat before me on the kitchen table, bears this out. It’s modish. The label is black, with what can only be called a graffiti splash for the name, the vintner’s own name incorporating…

This Little Piggy Went to Market – in La Rochelle

Doing the daily shop, French-style. TheseĀ aubergines are shinier than a militia man’s boots. The lobster tank was looking a bit empty. I suspect there’d beenĀ a rush on lobster for cooling summer seafood platters. This little piggy went to market, to hang out next to his brothers who are now a pair of delicious dried sausages….