Jancis's diary – December 2023

JR.com 2023 Christmas dinner wide

What it says on the tin. Above, one view of the JancisRobinson.com Christmas dinner 2023. You can just pick out a reflection in the window of Nick toiling away. See another view below with perhaps some more recognisable figures.

This website was founded in 2000 partly as somewhere to publish tasting notes that were otherwise wasted, relegated to gather dust in our attic. (These 20th-century documents are now available online, I believe, in the archives of the University of California at Davis. The story of how they made their way there is here.)

Today I’m starting a monthly...