Gaja's 150th birthday – video


As I explained in What we're up to next week, I had the most unnecessary job of my life last Saturday morning, co-hosting a celebration at Vinitaly of a wine tasting to celebrate the 150th annniversary of Gaja, the most famous wine producer of Piemonte, arguably of Italy.

Angelo Gaja is not exactly short of a word, so I hardly had to coax anything out of him. In fact those of us on the platform had our work cut out to get a word in edgeways. But he is wonderfully engaging, despite what he refers to below as his...