A sense of place

One of the most famous, most photographed, spots in the vinous world is, probably, the bottom left corner of the Romanée-Conti vineyard.  There are probably a couple of tourists there now.  I wonder what they’re looking at?  The inscription on the wall?  The vines?  The soil?  Themselves?  I wonder what they’re thinking. Drive up past […]

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Mis en bouteille a Bermondsey

I’ve been wanting to write about beer for some time now.  The original plan was to review the 2012 Farnham Beer & Sausage Festival (location: my garden; attendees: four) though a lack of time and a rather hazy recollection of the day have hampered this.  For what it’s worth, Surrey Hills Ranmore Ale came up […]

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