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Loire Valley Wines Dinner at Portland Restaurant

After having this blog for nearly five months now, it dawned on me last week that I hadn’t actually dedicated a blog post to wine yet – a shocking travesty! My taste in wine has changed over the years – I used to prefer white, but I’ve got more into red wine recently. I think this is probably because we used to drink a lot of white wine in Cyprus in the heat, but now I love nothing more than a glass of red, snuggled up on the sofa on a winter’s evening in the UK.  My first experience of properly pairing food with wine came earlier this year, when Tim and I had to choose the food for our wedding. We travelled down to the venue in Dartmoor for the weekend with my sister-in-law and her partner, who know quite a bit about wine, to help us decide. And I’m so glad we did, as we ended up choosing the complete opposite to what we would probably have gone for on paper. We decided …