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2010 Bordeaux – A complete Review. “It could be quite special”!

Whilst I wouldn’t necessarily call myself an avid reader I have been totally gripped by Henry Cecil’s biography “Trainer of Genius”.

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Smart bubbles from Provence

It is a truth universally acknowledged that Paper 3 of the notoriously difficult practical Master of Wine exam is the easiest.

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Klein Constantia: Implausibly picturesque estate, pleasurable wines

Situated on the foothills of Table Mountain in a south east-facing valley overlooking False Bay the Constantia Estate was originally established in 1684

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Henrik von Platen, 1951-2014

It is with huge sadness that I learnt today of the death of Henrik von Platen. Henrik was a non executive director of Goedhuis & Co from 2004 to 2012

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Tim Atkin MW Burgundy 2012 report

Describing this as the ‘winemakers’ vintage’ Tim Atkin MW produced a detailed, upbeat and, as ever, beautifully photographed report. Here it is at a glance

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