Three bottles: Hew Blair

I remain intrigued by the question of who knows what and who doesn’t in the UK wine trade.  Tasting, talking, drinking and working with the former camp has taught me most of what I know. I spent 2003 & 2004 working on the other side of St James’s Street: the side where the traffic now […]

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What numpty brought the Lascases?

2010 Bordeaux en-primeur, the “campaign” as we call it, was pretty horrific, hence the silence here.  A summary of 2010 will appear shortly, along with the results of a rather special 2009 vs 2010 claret tasting but, in the meantime, a bit of pleasure, which is what this juice is all about. The setting is […]

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