A Gin fit for a Sling

March 27, 2016 Darren Gall 1

London Gin has come a long way since the early 1700’s, when London Town was awash with cheap and nasty versions of a spirit nicknamed ‘Mother’s ruin’, portrayed as the wrong side of the tracks […]

A Sandwich in the Garden

March 27, 2016 Darren Gall 0

Brunch is the perfect meal, when it’s too late for breakfast and too early for alcohol then there is always brunch, where you can enjoy both in disguise. I like my weekend brunch to be […]

Return of the Jedi

March 21, 2016 Darren Gall 0

  Winery owner Claude Fournier was recently in Cambodia showcasing some of his extraordinary wines from the regions of Sancerre and Pouilly Fume, in the Loire Valley of France. The area is best known for […]

A Wine at Steak

March 19, 2016 Darren Gall 0

If you enjoy the earthy spoor of rich mushroom gravy or the piquant kick of a spicy pepper sauce, smeared lovingly over your entrecote, chateaubriand or cote de boeuf, for a suitable wine accompaniment I […]

A Villa by the Palace

March 19, 2016 Darren Gall 0

Villa Oeno is the new name of the large and attractive building on the corner of Streets 240 and 19, behind the Royal Palace. The architecture is nostalgic French colonial and the entrance on the […]

The Lost and The Found

March 12, 2016 Darren Gall 0

                                            Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.                                                                                                                         Henry David Thoreau   The Lost Room is a small […]

The Thin Red Line

March 12, 2016 Darren Gall 0

Last week, Tim Herrmann from Yalumba winery passed through Phnom Penh, ostensibly to host a remarkable lunch of fine Australian wines at the regal, Le Royal restaurant. Yalumba is Australia’s oldest, continuously operating, family owned […]