The Bunch - avoiding the boring
16 Nov 2012 by Julia Harding MW
The annual London press tasting organised by the Bunch, a group comprising the six independent UK wine merchants featured below, is a very satisfying experience. Rather like getting through to the second round of a competition on a bye. You are treated to a line-up of individual, pre-selected, good-quality wines without having to fight your way through the first round of ordinary, boring wines that often feature at bigger, less selective tastings. There's no particular theme, though Europe overwhelmingly dominates. This particular tasting will always stay in my mind for another, much sadder, reason: it was the last time I spoke to the...

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