Day: February 8, 2018

Wine of the Week: Noble One 2013, De Bortoli

Wine of the Week: Noble One 2013, De Bortoli

You know what makes sweet wine so fascinating? The way it is produced. Take ice wine, for example. The grapes are frozen while still on the vine which means the sugars don't freeze but the water does, allowing for a more concentrated grape juice to develop. Port wine vines in ...

Film Review: The Mercy

Film Review: The Mercy

Where most stories concerning plucky underdogs either see them miraculously come out on top or heroically fail with credit and respect intact, The Mercy shows us a third outcome that is much more realistic and true to life. For more often than not our grand plans do not turn out ...

Film Review: Loveless

Film Review: Loveless

In this Russian drama, a couple in the process of a bitter divorce has selfishly ignored their twelve-year-old son Alexey (Matvey Novikov) in pursuit of new relationships. When the boy goes missing, the pair are finally forced to acknowledge his existence before they can continue with their lives. Father Boris ...