Event Magazine —

Olly’s been on a mission while in lockdown to find wine and pizza pairings

so good to make your smile wide enough for an extra slice.


Unsure what to sip during your lockdown quiz?

Olly gives his tips from Pilsner beers to simple cocktails and fizz, whites and rosés


The best bottles on UK shelves for under ten quid:

It’s clear that raising a glass or two has brightened some of our days during the lockdown.


Austrian wines are of wonderful value for the quality that’s on offer and have been great for so long

… so why are they not household names by now?


Rosé days are just around the corner:

A carefree glass of liquid sunshine is a great way to take off the pressure and sip splendidly into summertime.


As a solo act creating sumptuous dry white wine,

Furmint is a bit of a weirdo.


As Easter approaches

Why not try some reds beyond the usual suspects.


Ludicrously good value wines

to kick off British Summer Time.

Olly Smith writes for Mail on Sunday, Event magazine, 22nd March 2020

It’s Mother’s Day and my motto is: let taste triumph over price tag!

Try these options for fun and affordable fizz

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