Vintage in the Vale - Part 1
13 Feb 2008 by Richard Hemming
Richard Hemming worked for Majestic for six years, in Harrogate, Brighton, Belgravia then Notting Hill, doing WSET Diploma, before setting off to work in Australia for a year. He worked in a bottle shop in Sydney for a while and has just started work as a cellarhand in McLaren Vale. This is the first of a planned weekly series of reports on his hands-on experience of the 2008 vintage. Richard wants to return to the UK and become a wine writer. I don't see why not, do you?. My very first day working at a winery in McLaren Vale was spent learning about how easy it is to die in a winery. It was an induction course...

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