Haynes Hanson & Clark dozen

Haynes Hanson & Clark shopfront

Another dozen wines from an independent UK retailer reviewed. The wines should be available in several other countries. See this guide to our survey of dozens selected by other UK wine merchants.

Haynes Hanson & Clark was founded in 1978 by Anthony Hanson MW, Denis Haynes and Nick Clark. Hanson, as he explained in Re-thinking en primeur recently, had been buying bordeaux en primeur since the 1969 vintage.

David Burns MW had hired Hanson as wine buyer for Courtenay Wines (International), a subsidiary of Cadbury Schweppes, which then also owned André Simon shops. The Haynes was Denis Haynes, who had...