Three bottles: John Gilman

“The Very, Very Ripe, Very, Very, Very Tannic 2010 Vintage In Bordeaux-Miraculously, Some Great Wines Found Alive On the Battlefield”.  Now that is a title for a piece, and I do love a contrarian.  If only I had the balls to write what I actually think…

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2010 Bordeaux

At the end of Summer 2010, Ed Milliband was elected leader of the Labour Party.  A few weeks later, the harvest in Bordeaux was coming in.  A harvest that many proclaimed to be the greatest ever, and one that was certainly the most expensive ever.

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Three bottles at the football

Crystal Palace vs Manchester City a fortnight ago was quite a match.  We lost in the 90th minute after a quite brilliant game, one that I thought we might just nick.  In spite of the loss it was an outstanding showing for Palace against what is probably the best team in the country.  A couple […]

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Kissing a fool

Last week I fell back in love with Bordeaux a bit.  Just a bit.  And I’ve never really been out of love with Bordeaux, it’s just, well, there is only so much you can take, isn’t there?  If you view your relationship with Bordeaux as just that – a relationship – Bordeaux has been, well […]

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