Drinking with Phill and Mags
Phill Humphries and Mags Rivett
Your monthly celebration of all things quaffable.
Phill and Mags are wine enthusiasts, not to mention all the other drinks they can be found enjoying.
They bring you hints, tips, recommendations, information and a range of interviews from winemakers, vineyards, retailers and restaurants.
Wine and Sushi in Lavant Street
Little Fish and General wine hosted an evening of Sushi and Wine to promote their unique partnership. One specialises in high quality wine and the other in amazing sushi conceived and created by Michelin-trained, multi-award winning chef, Neil Witney. His business...
Drinking with Phill and Mags – May
This month Phill and Mags chat to Huw Trevor, the new Brewer on the block and tell you why beer is one of our greatest “mistakes”. We explore the Italian grape Fiano and talk about tiny Italian vans plus our tasty wine recommendation.
Drinking with Phill and Mags – April
This month Phill and Mags are out on the town visiting the Auction House and the Townhouse – bit of a house party! Along they way they talk wine, cocktails, queuing at Sainsburys and more.
Drinking with Phill and Mags – March
March is upon us and Spring is sprung! This month we have not one but two brewery visits, a restrospective look at whisky for Burns night and we rise to the challenge of talking about our grape of the month Chasselas!
Drinking with Phill and Mags – February
February is generally recognised as the most miserable month of the year so we will try to brighten it up for you! Phill will tell the story of Carmenere and Mags recommends a bottle for you to discover its delights. We hear from the Nodding Donkey distillery in Chichester, and we have a valuable public service announcement….
Drinking with Phill and Mags – January
We welcome in the new year with a slurp! Mags tells us about India and how she is an officially licenced drinker! I visit Luxters Chiltern Valley winery…and brewery, and we take a proper look at a germanic favourite Reisling.
Drinking with Phill and Mags – December
This month we look back over a whole year of Drinking with Phill and Mags from vineyards, to gin, to hangovers, to sober October!
Drinking with Phill and Mags – November
This month it we go hunting the origins of wine in Georgia, Mags gets carried away in the General Wine Company and we explore the delights of cabernet Sauvignon. We will also have our regular tip of the month, a special wine selection and our update on this month’s celebratory drinking days 🙂
Drinking with Phill and Mags – October
This month it is “Sober October”, well mostly! Phill and Mags discuss good drinking habits and what to do when things are not going so well. Phill chats with a friendly GP about her take on alcohol, Noni Needs talks to Amanda Thomson about her Noughty Wines, and for a bit of contrast we visit the Portsmouth distillery!!
Drinking with Phill and Mags – August
OK so this month we have thrown the plan out of the window and we are devoting the whole programme to the Hampshire Fizz Fest!