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  • Richard Hemming MW
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  • Richard Hemming MW
26 Jul 2012

Fancy a bottle of White Horse House? How about The Pine, then? Or Big Mountain Fair House?

There's no question that they sound far more appealing in their native French - to anglophones, at least. There is a swirling romance to the language that seems so leaden and utilitarian in translation.

So it is…