On Wine And Dating

by Anne Burchett
One of my New Year’s resolutions has been to buy wine from different sources. In the same way that I love the diversity of what the wine world has to...

Carry That Weight

by Anne Burchett
A petition addressed to ‘Wine Trade Associations’ written by Aleesha Hansel, and co-signed by Jancis Robinson, is asking for three steps to be taken in what, Hansel acknowledges herself, is...

Down The Rabbit Hole

by Anne Burchett
I have a recurring nightmare in which I am walking through my house and discover a room or a suite of rooms I hadn’t noticed before. It is unpleasant and...

On Reviews And Scores

by Anne Burchett
In the last few days I was asked for my opinion on the walking shoes I had bought the week before, and on the book I’d just finished reading. Sainsbury’s...

Making Sense Of Life

by Anne Burchett
‘What pages are the sex scenes on, so that I don’t waste any time?’ Oz Clarke asked me. I’d sent him my novel, Tasting Notes, and explained, in person first,...

On Wine Bitch

by Anne Burchett
A bunch of anonymous newsletters targeting the wine Twitter bubble started circulating anonymously during lockdown. The content was meant to be satirical. Some of it was amusing, some statements about...

On Wine Influencers

by Anne Burchett
In the beginning there was writing and television. Television was Oz Clarke and Jilly Golden on Food and Drink. Love it or loathe it, and interestingly enough Jilly was the...