Monthly Archives: May 2015

Recently I was invited to a central London townhouse with a bunch of other wine professionals. But unlike the enclave of law offices nearby, I was welcomed into a special interior. The black front door threshold was the wardrobe leading … Continue reading

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I appreciate the deep sympathy you all feel for the suffering I undergo tasting champagne. But the will to carry burdens gets worse. I belong to an informal small group in London who make it worthwhile. They meet up every … Continue reading

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If you are an obsessive about your work or hobby, more so if they are the same thing, pilgrimages or milestones queue up.  I had a climber friend at school who used to doodle karabiners in maths. He died far … Continue reading

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This article first appeared 4th May on Jancis Robinson.com Tim Hall, director of the Scala School of Wine in London and a champagne specialist, reports on the increasing importance of the tasting opportunity known as Champagne Week at which visitors … Continue reading

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