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Party wines - a challenge
1 Jul 2013 by Jancis Robinson
What do you serve large numbers of guests? The 38 wines below were submitted to a high-profile hostess who welcomes thousands of people to large receptions in her London home every year. They were served blind to a number of us professionals last October so that we could advise her on which to choose. A number of the wines were served in those spherical Paris goblets rather than the tulip-shaped standard ISO tasting glasses (which nowadays seem so mean compared with more generously proportioned glasses). The Paris goblets did no favours to the wines whatsoever and it was a struggle to identify the wines' character in this...

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