Jancis's diary – January 2024

Jancis nutritional supplement drink

A monthly despatch that's much shorter than expected. Jancis's current routine drink, above.

Like many others, I’ve had a rather miserable end to 2023 and start to 2024, spending much of it in bed with firstly a streaming cold and then a debilitating viral respiratory infection, aka chesty cough, that I just can’t shake off.

My main concern was whether I was going to be able to participate in Burgundy Week beginning 15 January and it became increasingly obvious that I would be hors de combat. Andy Howard MW kindly volunteered to stand in for me. His wife had...