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    Jancis interviews Larry Stone

    Jancis interviews Larry Stone - once one of the best-known sommeliers in America, or even the world, associated particularly with Charlie Trotter in…

    31 Aug 2015 Jancis Robinson Richard Hemming
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    Sherry, steak and why I love somms

    Nacho (short for Ignacio) Campus seen here is a Mexican sommelier and ex IT professional in charge of the wine list – or at least that part of it…

    10 Aug 2015 Julia Harding MW
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    Jancis interviews Jon Bonné

    In the latest in our series of video interviews, Jancis grills Jon Bonné on California, somms and his new book. Jon's controversial San Francisco…

    14 Jul 2015 Jancis Robinson Richard Hemming
  • Article Alex on taste

    How to flatter fine wine

    A few months ago I wandered, for the first time, into a deli-cum-wine shop near my house in south-east London. I started chatting to the assistant,…

    2 Dec 2014 Alex Hunt MW
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    Three new MSs

    As I sat crouched over my laptop last Thursday night in the comfortable latest branch of 28-50 in Maddox Street, London W1, I was aware of the large…

    4 Nov 2013 Jancis Robinson
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    How and why to decant

    See the video specially made by Ferran for at the bottom of this article, and the discussion the article engendered on the…

    5 Sep 2013 Ferran Centelles
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    Paulo Basso crowned world's best somm

    Written in conjunction with Yohan Castaing.After being runner-up in the last two contests to be crowned best sommelier in the world, Paulo Basso of…

    29 Mar 2013 Jancis Robinson Guest contributor
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    The magnificent seven - yours to bid on

    Sommelier auction closes today! Bid hereWe all know the problem any serious collector of anything experiences. The collection assumes a size and…

    21 Jan 2013 Jancis Robinson
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    What to give a wine lover

    This is a longer version of an article also published in the Financial Times.What to give a wine lover? The obvious choice is of course our new book…

    24 Nov 2012 Jancis Robinson
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    Truly, madly DP: eight degrees of separation

    The temperature, we were told, was set at precisely 20 ºC, but it felt peculiarly cooler than that as our party walked into the shadowy dining hall of…

    19 Oct 2012 Richard Hemming
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    A miracle of wine service

    30 Aug - See below for a response re the proliferation of red wine grapes in Nierstein.On Monday, Michael Schmidt and I sat side by side at your…

    29 Aug 2012 Jancis Robinson
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    Sommeliers I have known

    Purple pagers also wade into the discussion about sommeliers (and wine lists) in Parisian wine lists, waiters and Beaujolais, Vegetarian sommeliers,…

    3 Aug 2011 Jancis Robinson
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    Wine gadgets and glasses

    For most wine fans, having the right glass is almost as important as having the right wine to go in it. Riedel is by far the most significant name in…

    19 Jul 2011 Richard Hemming
  • Article Nick on restaurants

    How to be a sommelier

    This article was also published in the Financial Times.For several very different reasons I recently accepted an invitation to be one of the five…

    2 Jul 2011 Nick Lander
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    Wine - restaurants' lifeblood

    This is a longer version of an article also published in the Financial Times.Since Nick is straying into my territory this week by writing about…

    2 Jul 2011 Jancis Robinson