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    Sake on the move

    A version of this article is published by the Financial Times. See also Fine sake - the tasting notes. For anyone with any knowledge of wine, sake is…

    8 Oct 2016 Jancis Robinson
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    Fine sake - the tasting notes

    The week before last, all roads seemed suddenly to be leading towards sake. See Sake on the move. On the Monday night I dined à la japonaise with…

    7 Oct 2016 Jancis Robinson
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    Japan, where hybrids can please

    Australian Denis Gastin who has long taken a special interest in Asian domestic wine production sends this report of last month’s Japan Wine…

    29 Aug 2016 Guest contributor
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    Land of the rising grape

    A version of this article is published by the Financial Times. See also my tasting notes on Japanese wines tasted so far this year. Believe it or not,…

    4 Jun 2016 Jancis Robinson
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    Modern Japanese wines - tasting notes

    See an overview of wine in Japan, Land of the rising grape.A wind of change has been blowing through Japan, resulting in a new crop of lighter,…

    3 Jun 2016 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Nick on restaurants

    A Japanese Sputnik

    Just as our lunch had been served (far too early, such is the wont of airlines) as our plane made its way north over Australia towards Singapore,…

    2 Apr 2016 Nick Lander
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    Kusuda of Martinborough - a bonsai enterprise?

    Hiro Kusuda (see this article from 2009) took his first holiday in 20 years last September. He and his wife visited the Terra Tangra wine project in…

    17 Mar 2016 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Nick on restaurants

    Lisa at Yoshino - wonder woman

    A version of this article is published by the Financial Times. The tip off came from a restaurateur friend. Did I know about Lisa at Yoshino…

    12 Mar 2016 Nick Lander
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    Obsessing in north Lancs

    There was probably not a more cosmopolitan table anywhere. Of the 22 gathered around us there were two sous chefs from the kitchen of Taiwanese…

    6 Feb 2016 Nick Lander
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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
  • Article Alder on America

    An American perspective on Japan

    1 May - We recently published Australian Master of Wine Ned Goodwin's decidedly negative views on the Japanese wine scene in Why Japan has lost its…

    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
  • Article Nick on restaurants

    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