A grilling by South African wine's controversialist
14 Jul 2003 by JR
Tim James is just what the South African wine industry needs. In his verbal observations, his romanticism, his deep scepticism about the big companies and his contrary newsletter grape , he refuses to toe the line and digs the great and the good of the wine scene in the ribs. He submitted me to the following interrogation after my judging experience in Soiuth Africa in May. You recently tasted three or four hundred South African wines over three days. The old, but inevitable question: Given that wines are not intended for consumption in this way, but are best 'judged' all the leisurely way down a bottle, do show conditions allow...

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