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It's probably safe to say that all of those responsible for JancisRobinson.com and most of those who visit it are keen on independent wine retailers. Life is not easy for them. They may be powered by massive enthusiasm for our favourite fermented fruit juice but they are arraigned... More...
For the introduction to this collection of tasting notes, see Which path for the Loire's great grape? Notes are grouped by producer and ordered by style within each group (sparkling first, then in ascending order of sweetness), with a miscellany at the end. Scroll down to see... More...
24 July 2014 Many, many congratulations to Julia and Richard for being shortlisted for this year's Louis Roederer International Wine Writers Awards to be announced in September. Julia is shortlisted as Online Wine Communicator of the Year for her contributions to this site and Richard as... More...
See my tasting notes on 78 Loire Chenins . Chenin Blanc was walking out with Riesling. They had so much in common - they were often pretty dry, but could both be very sweet. Both could be really bubbly sometimes, although they were normally quite... More...

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Thanks Jonathan, hope they were helpful. All the Roches Neuves wines I tasted are dry - certainly in perception if not in exact analysis. More...
It's funny that Naked is so like the early years of Laithwaite's/Sunday Times Wine Club etc in its relationships with its customers - especially when one considers that what propelled Rowan Gormley. More...
It makes you wonder how many other sites on Planet Earth where, despite Latitude, and with just the right elevation and proximity to a large water mass could be "brought to life". More...
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