Tag Archives: Wine Tasting

The Plumpton Riots (Keep Calm and Carignan)

Do excuse my continued obsession with obscure musical puns in the title, and also excuse me writing about something a little different today. Last week I had the pleasure to visit Plumpton College in Sussex. It was only my second … Continue reading

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Sweaty Gym Shoes on Hot Tarmac

The Tasting Note as a form of wine critique is not new. It was around long before Michael Broadbent first published his detailed observations. He reputedly has over 90,000 of them in his famous notebooks. But Broadbent certainly established this concise … Continue reading

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Exploring & Tasting Wine – Berry Bros’ Beginners’ Bible

I’m sometimes asked to write about wine for beginners, but where to start? My answer is that it needs a book. There are many of those, of course. I often find one thing or another I don’t like about them, … Continue reading

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