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Wine wonk and pundit, the genial and brilliant Simon Woods has a re-write out of his little book which first time round won the Prix du Champagne Lanson Award for the Best Wine Book of the Year. It’s title reprises … Continue reading

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Burgundy’s modern classification began in the anti-fraud protectionist movement of the Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée (AOC) system of the 1920s and 30s. Bordeaux’s five tier system for the top left bank properties had been codified in 1855 of course, but the … Continue reading

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Heaven knows, Champagne (and champagne!) enthusiasts are in dire need of an up to date book which does justice to the most successful wine region in the world and points us towards the good stuff and away from the duds.  … Continue reading

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