Second Day of Giftmas: Le Petit Ballon Wine Subscription & Tasting Kit – £29.89/£29.90 – Wine Lovers will enjoy a tipple or two with this wonderful wine subscription gift. Team this up with the terrific tasting kit for the ultimate paring.
Wine subscriptions include 2 bottles of sommelier selected wine, tasting notes for each wine and a fab wine magazine the gazette all delivered direct to your door. There are also gift cards available for 3, 6 and 12-month subscriptions. Ideal for a last-minute gift can be printed out and go straight under the tree.
The Man behind every bottle of Petit Ballon brilliance is Master sommelier Jean-Michel Deluc. Originally from Gers, Jean-Michel began his journey of wine discovery here is England studying for five years to become a sommelier, by 1990 achieving Master sommelier status, in 1994 became the Head Sommelier at the Ritz in Paris and from 2003 – 2006 presiding over the Paris-Île-de-France Sommeliers’ Association. Recognition was achieved, in the US Starwine competition which brings together the top 60 tasters in the world, where Jean Michel was recognised as one of the best tasters in the world.
Domaine Bérénas, Insolite blanc 2015, IGP Pays D’oc tasted fresh, fruity and worked well in my homemade white wine sauce blended with fusilli pasta, asparagus, carrots and a sprinkling of pomegranate seeds to give the dish a burst of flavour and a crafty Christmas colouring.
Mas du Soleilla, Bringaïret 2012, AOP Languedoc La Clape, witgh a ready rich, spicy and fruity flavour made a marvellous mulled wine ready for those winter evenings ahead.
Serve your specialist sommelier chosen wines in style with this terrific tasting kit which includes a corkscrew and two tasting glasses. Give the gift of Wine this season.
Merry Christmas and Thank you for reading 😊