“ The Wine Chef bar none. Roger Jones has turned his passion for wine into a headline act, bringing great cooking and a deep knowledge of the wines of South Africa, Australia and elsewhere to the table doing much for the profile of New World wine and food compatibility”
So what do you do after three days of intense Pinot Noir tasting and drinking? Not to mention the after-party of Guns And Roses in the same hotel. Why another round of Pinot Noir, of course, drank in a chartered jet flying at low, turbulent altitude.
Roger Jones finally has the opportunity to really get to know the wines of a New Zealand producer he has admired from a distance for a while. So when Te Mata’s chief executive, Nick Buck, invited him to a special London tasting, including a vertical of its award winning Coleraine Bordeaux blend, he was first in line.