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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
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    Koshu in Kofu

    Here's how to feel important. Go to Yamanashi prefecture in Japan, where 95% of all Japanese Koshu grapes are grown. Taste a few of them. Then go to a…

    24 Feb 2010 Jancis Robinson
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    Happy landings - at last

    Further to my trailed pilgrimage east in I'm awfff, Nick and I did not get off to the greatest of starts on our two-week trip around the world. Our…

    22 Feb 2010 Jancis Robinson
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    Koshu - the new Grüner?

    Last week, jostling for attention with all those burgundy 2008 tastings in London, came a substantial delegation of wine producers from ... Japan. …

    22 Jan 2010 Jancis Robinson
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    Suntory acquires ASC

    After months of speculation, leading importer and distributor of wine in China ASC announced earlier today that the majority stake in their company is…

    9 Dec 2009 Jancis Robinson
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    Eating in Tokyo

    This article was also published in the Financial Times.Dinner at Robata Honten and Mikawa, on my last two nights in Tokyo, remain unforgettable, even…

    11 Apr 2009 Nick Lander
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    Top chefs converge on Tokyo

    This article was also published in the Financial Times.The kitchen at RyuGin (The Singing Dragon) was immaculate just before midnight after an…

    21 Feb 2009 Nick Lander
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    A scrubdown in Tokyo

    Most unusually, it's been some time since I have seen my husband. Well before I got back from more than two weeks in New Zealand and Australia on…

    13 Feb 2009 Nick Lander
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    Berrys go into Japan

    Is there no end to Berry Bros’ imperialistic ambitions? Not content with owning most of St James’s in London, they are already oldtimers in both Hong…

    2 Oct 2008 Julia Harding MW
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    Koshu, manga and halves

    The Japanese wine market is evolving steadily with more education and global awareness, but Japan remains a modest wine-consuming country.…

    17 Jul 2008 Victoria Daskal
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    Sake No Hana - Japan in St James's Street

    This article was also published in the Financial Times.Alan Yau, the restaurateur behind the new Sake No Hana in London’s St James’s Street, has…

    23 Feb 2008 Nick Lander