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  • Jancis Robinson
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  • Jancis Robinson
15 Nov 2010

In 2006 the first branch of The Sampler wine shop in Islington broke new ground in wine retailing for London, offering its customers small tasting samples of about 80 fine wines and carrying a selection of roughly 1,500 hand-picked, truly interesting bottles.

But, even though I lived there for most of the 1970s, I have to admit that…