Tag Archives: Japanese Wine

All I Want for Christmas…(from the importers, please!)

There was a time when the UK was acknowledged the best place to buy wine in the world. As we didn’t (as the received wisdom at the time went) have a “proper” wine industry of our own, you could by … Continue reading

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Sake and the Wines of Japan by Anthony Rose (Book Review)

Of all the countries outside Europe I would say my favourite has to be Japan. Somehow I find I have an affinity with so much about Japan (though certainly not every aspect of Japanese society). It might surprise British readers … Continue reading

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Japan Part 2 – Mountain Air and Vineyards

It is likely to be a very small minority of my readership that is not now aware that Japan makes wine, and some of it pretty tasty too. Even customers of our upmarket UK supermarket, Marks & Spencer, have been … Continue reading

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Oddities – May

The months go by so swiftly. Yesterday we convened again at Rochelle Canteen for a convivial lunch, aided this time by glorious weather, all the windows slid right open, and London’s sunshine pouring in. As usual, a mix of regulars, … Continue reading

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