Koshu makes inroads in the UK


Koshu of Japan seems to be making real inroads into the UK. Yesterday's tasting at the Imagination Gallery in London, the third annual event there, was the best attended to date with 138 visitors of a particularly high calibre, including no fewer than three representatives of the Berry Bros buying team.

I had the pleasure, for the second time, of co-hosting a masterclass in the grape with Lynne Sherriff MW, KoJ's representative in Europe. It was fun to introduce a small group of rather superior British wine merchants and media to the delights of Japan's own wine grape – and...