by Jono Le Feuvre

How to become a coffee nerd

In the world of Monday Mornings, overly perky baristas are an unnecessary evil. Not least of all the one spouting one-liners about “their amazing carbonic maceration natural Ethiopian Gesha”. Because,...

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by Tim Atkin

Let’s hear it for Sherry

Cardiff is an unlikely place for an epiphany. The Welsh capital has its attractions, especially on rugby match days at the Millennium Stadium, but no one would mistake it for...

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by Christy Canterbury MW

White wine rising

Though the “ABC”, or “Anything But Chardonnay” campaign continues to rail against it, Chardonnay remains the favourite white grape of USA wine drinkers. It is also the planet’s most planted,...

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by Tim Atkin

Beyond the Cellar Door

The pencil was a sharp as a tack. The tasting sheets were beautifully designed, with just the right amount of information: geeky, yet precise, containing useful details about vineyards and...

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by Celia Bryan-Brown

The Wedding Wine Tasting

Caroline’s laugh tinkled, hollow; like the second pint hitting the urinal. Harry squeezed her thigh under the table. Last night, they’d had a serious discussion about whether elopement was a...

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by Tim Atkin

Farewell to a great Burgundian

Some wine personalities take their final bow in front of cathedrals full of mourners; others disappear without fanfare or warm words. William Fèvre, one of the great figures of Burgundy,...

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by Peter Pharos

Why Do Brits Hate Wine?

My first wine piece was on Xinomavro, my second on Brexit, my third on why Brits hate wine. If I am writing about wine ten years from now, I think...

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by Chris Wilson

Misunderstood Wines

There are certain rights-of-passage conversations that take place as we make our journeys in life. Which football team do you support? Where did you grow up? What was your first...

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