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Author v publisher
9 Jan 2009 by Jancis Robinson
When I was very young and had been writing about wine for only a few months, I was summoned to the South Kensington eyrie of the then 'doyenne of English wine writers', Pamela Vandyke Price. She was at the peak of her career, wine columnist for The Times of London and author of several books. Indeed she looked as though she was in the middle of writing another because on her desk next to her typewriter, in among the forest of bottles, was an open copy of The World Atlas of Wine. She kindly poured me a glass of wine, sat me down and started to give me various pieces of advice. The most vehement of which, and a phrase I have...

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