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  • Richard Hemming MW
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  • Richard Hemming MW
31 Jul 2009

'It would be endless to mention how many good judges of wine were deceived by my wine, and thought it superior to the best champagne they ever drank.'

So says the Honourable – and splendidly immodest – Charles Hamilton of his own English wine. The sentiment of the sentence has been much repeated, and it is…