Doing business in and around Crimea


See also Massandra – Crimea's liquid crown jewels.

Tim Littler (pictured way below with one of his trains), ex Whitwhams wine and currently having a ball running his travel company Golden Eagle Luxury Trains, really should write a book. Some of the most colourful periods in a colourful life concern his experiences of doing business in the former Soviet Union, and in particular as far as wine is concerned, in the political hot potato that is the Crimea, once Russian, then Ukrainian, and recently seized by the Russians again.

The Crimea is the balmy peninsula off southern Russia that...