Monthly Archives: February 2015

In memoriam: 25 Years and counting

Time flies by. Twenty five years ago today my parents treated me to a 21st birthday bash. My Nottingham University acolytes treated me to a first serious case of wine – in a real wooden box – a case of … Continue reading

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Le goût des autres

There is a good French film called Le Goût des Autres with Agnès Jaouï and Jean-Pierre Bacri. Worth seeing. I was minded of this as Antonio Galloni’s Vinous website today published his reviews of the 2010 Brunello di Montalcino vintage. … Continue reading

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The Vortex

To many living in the heart of Burgundy, just a couple of miles from the Côte and some of the world’s most cherished, nay, most worshipped viticultural real estate, would be a wine lover’s dream. The very centre of the … Continue reading

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Texture

As I finally break my month long wine fast, I am minded of a constant in the finest wines: texture. Abandoning a rather lacklustre though honest bottle of Rothschild’s Los Vascos Chilean Cabernet Sauvignon, I opened a bottle of Jurij … Continue reading

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