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Lucky Lafite?

It is not long until I get married. The bill for the honeymoon is imminent and about to make a large crater on my hallway floor. It is no secret that Beth and I are

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Lunch with Domaine de l'Arlot

A visit by Olivier Leriche of Domaine de l’Arlot ensured that Jancis Robinson MW accepted our invitation to lunch. Domaine de l’Arlot makes gloriously drinkable Nuits St Georges.

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Plus ca change…

Anthony Barton recently sent me the following: The 2008 “en primeur” campaign is now drawing to a close and I thought it might be of interest to quote an extract from a circular I wrote to our U.K. customers.

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A Star dinner

My father is an understated sort of man, but for the big occasions in life he likes to do things properly. That means serious food and even more serious wine.

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The delicious Barolo 2005s

This post should carry a health-warning: It is very very long. However, the delicious 2005 Barolos are deserving of every letter, space and punctuation mark. They showed fantastically well at our portfolio tasting

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