Digital burgundy - and the ideal spittoon
11 Jan 2010 by Jancis Robinson
There is bad news on the Burgundy 2008 front, and not just that I am starting to taste wines lower down the ranks where the acidity really does seem too obtrusive. (My tastings in Burgundy in November were exclusively at top domaines.) Until very recently I was one of very few London-based wine writers who regularly took their tasting notes straight on to a laptop (as you can see, for example, at this tasting ). This meant that many tasting organisers were used to my need for a space, often a little box to prevent backache, occasionally a power source (yes, I am a real pain). But the habit is catching on.  At two...

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