£8,000 + 3yrs for 2 letters? Part 1
28 Aug 2009 by Richard Hemming
Since March 2008 I've chronicled on these pages a vintage in McLaren Vale and a year in a Kentish vineyard . I decided my next epic adventure should be something a bit easier, so I've signed up for the Master of Wine course. This, therefore, is the first instalment of many that will record my various endeavours to attain the ultimate vinous suffix. I hope it will provide insight for those thinking about it, illumination for those curious about it, and amusing diversion for the rest of you. Until this month, I had been pretty determined not to bother with it. I never doubted the prestige of the qualification, but there are plenty...

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