News » October 2009


Domaine Huet Tasting

Chenin Blanc is one of the most undervalued white grape varieties around and I have never understood why. I am a huge fan of Chenin so it goes without saying that I was thrilled to hear that Richard Kelley MW,

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Spectacular Savoie

Last month I ventured into the hills of the Savoie. As much as I have fantasized about spinning around in Alpine traditional dress à la Julie Andrews in The Sound of Music

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Bye Bye Banking

If you want your son to support you in your dotage don’t take him to Bordeaux at the age of fifteen. Thoughts of being a banker or hedge funder and million pound bonuses will disappear

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2007 Bordeaux: the UGC Tasting

The annual Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux tasting is a much anticipated event in every wine merchant’s calendar. On Tuesday the 2007 vintage was put under the spotlight

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Country Life loves Pontet Canet

In Country Life a couple of weeks ago, Amelia Pinsent put Alfred Tesseron’s Chateau Pontet Canet on her list of “100 wines to try before you die”. I am fortunate enough

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