Top 5 Facts about Merlot

This year to break tradition, we are having Beef for Christmas Lunch for the first time so I have been doing a lot of research about which red wine would be best to serve. Red Wine is totally outside of my area of expertise so it’s been a learning curve for sure.

Whenever I think of red wine, I think of winter, spices, roaring log fires – the perfect Christmas Lunch accompaniment, right?

OK so I am panicking about picking the perfect red wine for the big day!

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Brinkburn Street Brewery

Brinkburn Street Brewery Review

Taking up an unassuming corner of Ouseburn, you’ll find the Brinkburn Street Brewery. One of my most recommend must-try places in Newcastle for delicious, value for money food and a relaxed atmosphere for a drink.

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The best hot chocolate

The Best Hot Chocolate Proven Goods Co

Now just look at that. Behold it. Soak it all in. It’s a treat for the eyes isn’t it? This is Newcastle’s best hot chocolate from Proven Goods Co

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Sunderland Restaurant Week September 8th – 16th 2018

Sunderland Restaurant Week 2018
It’s that time of the year again, the Sunderland Restaurant Week and boy is it a good one this year. With an influx of hot new places opening, you will be spoiled for choice.

I headed a long to try out 2 of the Sunderland Restaurant Week venues ahead of the launch on September 8th.

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Pink Afternoon Tea, Matfen Hall

Matfen Hall Pink Afternoon Tea

A mere 20 minutes outside the hubbub of Newcastle City Centre sits Matfen Hall.  A well-established luxury hotel and wedding venue in the region not only does a pretty snappy Pink Afternoon Tea, they host it in their 2 AA Rosette Library restaurant.

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