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    The sushi supremo

    This article was also published in the Financial Times. As with the very best one-man shows, the one just opened by Mitsuhiro Araki in London’s…

    8 Nov 2014 Nick Lander
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    An American perspective on Japan

    6 May - We have added a Comments box below for those who would like to add their own views on this contentious subject.1 May - We recently published…

    6 May 2014 Alder Yarrow
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    Why Japan has lost its MW

    1 May - Alder Yarrow responds to the article below with one of his monthly columns, An American perspective on Japan.Ned Goodwin MW, for long a…

    27 Mar 2014 Guest contributor
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    A tiny Japanese jewel in London

    This article was also published in the Financial Times. 'My first wife was second cook in a third-rate restaurant on Fourth Street' has been my…

    1 Mar 2014 Nick Lander
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    A yen for quality

    This is a longer version of an article also published in the Financial Times.Last month I witnessed the opening of spanking new winery buildings at…

    8 Jun 2013 Jancis Robinson
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    The modest pleasures of Japanese nimono

    This article was also published in the Financial Times. Among the many clouds that have characterised this damp, cool and gloomy British summer…

    18 Aug 2012 Nick Lander
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    Koshu makes inroads in the UK

    Koshu of Japan seems to be making real inroads into the UK. Yesterday's tasting at the Imagination Gallery in London, the third annual event there,…

    23 Feb 2012 Jancis Robinson
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    Japan's Nouveau craze wanes

    Cher Lim writes:It's late November and time for Beaujolais Nouveau 2010. So far in Asia it is still mainly the Japanese who have taken a serious…

    30 Nov 2010 Guest contributor
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    Asia - the last continent

    This is a longer version of an article also published in the Financial Times.When I started out writing about wine in the 1970s I was told firmly that…

    15 May 2010 Jancis Robinson
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    More adventures in Japan

    Below is a little bit of Easter Monday/bank holiday silliness, a very short film I made when just about to be quizzed by various journalists in the…

    5 Apr 2010 Jancis Robinson
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    Château..... Mercian

    I know that at the moment many wine lovers will be seeking news of Châteaux in south-west France. That will follow. Meanwhile here is an assessment of…

    5 Apr 2010 Jancis Robinson
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    French reactions to Koshu

    Those of you who have never heard of the Japanese grape variety about which I wrote on Saturday in Koshu gets a passport may be a bit puzzled. But…

    8 Mar 2010 Jancis Robinson
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    Koshu gets a passport

    This is a longer version of an article also published in the Financial Times. 'Japan, wine exporter' has a somewhat unlikely ring to it, but that is…

    6 Mar 2010 Jancis Robinson
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    Of rice and men

    This article was also published in the Financial Times.The second course of our dinner at the Tawaraya ryokan, a traditional inn where one sleeps…

    6 Mar 2010 Nick Lander
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    Sashimi for six, just six

    On our last night in Japan we were taken to Kojyo, the celebrated Tokyo restaurant where reservations are incredibly difficult to come by,…

    26 Feb 2010 Jancis Robinson