Sunday, 1 March 2015

Liquid courage.


This was supposed to be a post about the pretty corners of my new flat, but it turns out that it takes longer than a week and a half to get a flat looking pretty - especially when you're trying to combine two people's things, along with working full time. It's getting there, and this weekend we've really made progress - there are books on the shelves, and more boxes are empty than full.

The thing with getting there is when you're almost there, you discover yet more piles of things. We're lucky enough to have a garage with our flat (which is SO handy) so this afternoon we said 'Hey, let's bring in the last few boxes' and now we have a pile of boxes in our hallway again. Sigh. But when it's all finished, gosh, it'll be good! I'm looking forward to sharing some photos - we have lots of plans and what we have completed is looking good so far.

The opportunity to review a bottle of wine from Roberson Wine couldn't have come at a better time, though. Unpacking gets a bit rubbish after a while, and a large glass of red does take the edge off rather. 7 Rue de la Pompe was a very tasty bottle - the blend of Grenache and Syrah grapes was a bit more acidic than I'm used to, but the sharpness was surprisingly pleasant. Roberson Wine have a huge selection of different bottles, including old and rare wines, and they make a point of selling something a bit different to the shelves of the local supermarket. Don't get me wrong, I love a £5 Cab Sav like I love disco, but it is nice to have something a bit different and unusual every now and then.



I'm hoping to share some more moving updates soon enough - I have so much homeware to write about! But til then, there's always wine. Hooray for wine!

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  1. Wine is classed as homeware isn't it?! it's an essential 'decoration' to any kitchen haha... I love a nice glass of red, my fave is probably Shiraz or Malbec although I don't profess to be a seasoned wine drinker haha I just like something more juicy and fruity rather than heavy which I find Merlot to be (never tried Cab Sav)

    Jade x
    Girl Up North | UK Lifestyle Blog

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