I get loads of messages every week asking for wine recommendations for various things – a birthday present, a special dinner, something for the fridge door –
Currently, my kitchen table looks like some kind of crazy lady tiki bar. Turns out writing a book about homemade cocktails is a lot of fun.
Being married to Mr Christmas (not his real name, obviously) means the tree is up and the Christmas playlist is on repeat.
Last week saw my first appearance as the new wine expert on The Alan Titchmarsh Show. And honestly? I loved it. It was possibly one of the most surreal days of my life, and I must learn to not always say what I’m thinking out loud.
This time next week I’ll have finished recording my first ever bit of telly for The Alan Titchmarsh Show. I’m so excited.
Last week, at the International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) annual banquet at the Guildhall, I was named Blogger of the Year* along with the properly brilliant Jamie Goode from wineanorak.com.
According to Lorraine Candy, editor of Elle magazine, it’s easier to run an office of 40 than build a Lego fort.