Broadbent – more memories

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

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...