Broadbent – more memories

Some more memories of the expert on wine tasting. See also memories from others at the bottom of this article, as well as this 15-minute film we made for the BBC about Michael Broadbent in 1998.

The wine world is still digesting the death of Michael Broadbent, whose obituary I wrote and published on Wednesday morning. But I promised to add a few more memories of someone I spent a considerable amount of time with ever since I first met him in 1976 when I was a lowly assistant editor on the wine trade magazine Wine & Spirit (whose editor...

Jan Paulson, Serena Sutcliffe MW, Michael Broadbent and Stephen Browett at a Hardy Rodenstock tasting in the late 1980s