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  • Julia Harding MW
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  • Julia Harding MW
6 Aug 2013

It was an unseasonably warm, sunny day in London at the end of April and the rooms were uncomfortably crowded and hot, despite the very best efforts of the organisers. Plenty of daylight is wonderful in a tasting environment but it can make it very hot in historical rooms such as those of Somerset House.

It was a battle to…