by Andy Neather

Splendid isolation

For a supposedly fusty corner of modern life, the wine world has adapted to virtual life faster than Boris Johnson changing the subject when asked how many kids he has....

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by Margaret Rand

Ticking the right boxes

I’ve been doing some recreational online shopping in the lockdown. But only for things I know will be reliable; only things which will be as I expect. Once upon a...

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by Tim Atkin

Wine in the time of Covid-19

Everyone seems to have advice about how to get through lockdown.  Even if we’re all still sitting here in December, our diaries emptier than your local Wetherspoons, I can’t imagine...

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by Ken Forrester

Why I love Chenin Blanc

Chenin Blanc truly is the Cinderella of the wine industry, a shy grape, with no immediately outstanding features.  If you’ve ever seen a bunch on the vine – a medium...

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by John Atkinson MW

Remaking Burgundy

“In that Empire, the Art of Cartography attained such Perfection that the map of a single Province occupied the entirety of a City, and the map of the Empire, the...

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