Food & Wine pairing: chef Dick Soek

Food & Wine pairing: chef Dick Soek

Chef Dick Soek (55) has a passion for local ingredients. In his restaurant Piloersemaborg, a seventeenth-century farm in the village Den Ham in the north of The Netherlands, he stocks the kitchen with produce from nearby farmers, hunters and fisherman. The pig...
Living life to the fullest

Living life to the fullest

Jazz and wine are the main passions of Dutch jazzsinger Joyce Stevens. The founder of the jazzband ‘Mijne Heeren’ now combines the two in an ingenious musical project: ‘Jazz and Wine’. Together with Tico Pierhagen (piano) en Pieter Althuis (contrabase) she brings her...
Three ultimate Spanish summer wines. Olé!

Three ultimate Spanish summer wines. Olé!

This beautiful summer will soon be over… Or will autumn wait a little while? Anyway, with a wonderful weekend ahead and wine coolers on the table, Share A Bottle presents its ultimate choice of Spanish summer wines. Be prepared for a sunny weekend!   Txakolí...
Wine nonsense unravelled

Wine nonsense unravelled

Urban legends and half-truths. There’s a lot of nonsense going around about wine. Share A Bottle closely examined five health statements. Are they true or false? 1# White wine, rosé and champagne contain more calories than red. A myth, the amount of calories doesn’t...
Drink safely. Use a wine condom!

Drink safely. Use a wine condom!

What happened? That delicious bottle of Pinot Noir you opened last night is still half full. You know too much oxygen will kill the taste. Fortunately, there’s a handy new gadget to preserve your precious leftover: the wine condom. Simply unroll this piece of rubber...