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    2002 champagnes and other fizzes

    A version of this article is published by the Financial Times. Blind tasting is extremely educational, but has a nasty habit of reducing the pleasure…

    3 Dec 2016 Jancis Robinson
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    Prosecco wars - Australia v Italy

    16 November 2016  Specialist wine lawyer John Barker explains: 'In Australia, Prosecco can be used as a vine variety name. On that basis, the…

    15 Nov 2016 Walter Speller
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    Nyetimber takes on Krug

    A version of this article is published by the Financial Times. See also Nyetimber - a Canadian playground.  Most wine drinkers nowadays are aware…

    10 Sep 2016 Jancis Robinson
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    English fizz trumps champagne in blind tasting

    14 July 2016 To complement all our articles about sparkling wines and champagnes this week, and as a rather cheekily English celebration of Bastille…

    14 Jul 2016 Jancis Robinson
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    Sparkling assemblage

    See this guide to our assemblages. Jancis writes  In this week when we published two articles on some very smart champagnes (see Tip-top champagnes…

    14 Jul 2016 Team JR
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    Fizzing it up in Gisborne

    Gisborne on the east coast of New Zealand's North Island was the third stop on my recent trip to this country that has been imaginatively likened  to…

    31 Mar 2016 Julia Harding MW
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    An awfully big English adventure

    This is a much longer version of an article that is published today on ft.com and will be published on Saturday in the Financial Times. ‘Champagne…

    3 Mar 2016 Jancis Robinson
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    English bubbles updated

    Nick Baker of The Finest Bubble, the London specialist retailer of carbon dioxide wrapped in wine, has realised that it might be a good idea to add…

    3 Mar 2016 Jancis Robinson
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    Spain in a pickle

    A shorter version of this article is published by the Financial Times. Recently one of the most admired producers of Rioja, Artadi, announced that…

    6 Feb 2016 Jancis Robinson
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    Favourite festive fizz

    This is a longer version of an article published by The Financial Times. This picture was taken by Matt Martin at 67 Pall Mall.  The one major…

    28 Nov 2015 Jancis Robinson
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    Taste top fizz (and Barolo) with Walter

    26 November We're publishing a second Throwback Thursday article today, Thanksgiving Day, since we now know exactly which wines Walter will be sharing…

    26 Nov 2015 Team JR
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    Champagne and sparkling wine - a compilation

    See our guide to all of this season's compilations. See also these recent tasting articles about fizz: English wine trumps champagne and these …

    5 Nov 2015 Team JR
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    ​What’s wrong with Franciacorta?

    This is one of two articles investigating where Franciacorta as an Italian traditional-method sparkling wine region stands today. See also The new…

    26 Oct 2015 Walter Speller
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    The new Franciacorta - a battle against dosage

    See also What's wrong with Franciacorta? Franciacorta may have been a runaway success in its domestic market since the 1970s until affected by Italy’s…

    26 Oct 2015 Walter Speller
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    TrentoDoc - a marathon

    In late June I was contacted by the woman responsible for promoting the sparkling wines of Trentino, known as TrentoDoc. (For some admirably thorough…

    14 Oct 2015 Jancis Robinson Tamlyn Currin