Roc de Cambes

I first met Francois Mitjavile in 2004, to taste both 2003 Tertre-Rôteboeuf and 2003 Roc de Cambes.  I was struck by both man and wine, and remember leaving with the distinct impression that Mr Mitjavile knew each one of his vines by name, and knew them well.

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Three bottles at the football

Crystal Palace vs Manchester City a fortnight ago was quite a match.  We lost in the 90th minute after a quite brilliant game, one that I thought we might just nick.  In spite of the loss it was an outstanding showing for Palace against what is probably the best team in the country.  A couple […]

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Ruby Murray

It’s hard to beat a good Ruby with your football mates on a Saturday night.  And from May to August my football pals and I (Viva Palace, proud sponsors of Dean Moxey’s kit) see far less of each other than we do during the football season. Four Crystal Palace supporters (well, five of us actually, […]

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