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Nick Jackson MW

Matthew Hayes, our man in Burgundy and MW student, takes a second look at Beyond Flavour by Nick Jackson MW, pictured above. See Tam's review of the book last year and The evolving language of wine.

As the Institute of Masters of Wine first-year programme hurtles at quite terrifying speed to a delayed August conclusion, I have become very aware of something that may be quite a phenomenon this year. And not necessarily in a universally good way. It’s the widespread influence of one book.

For everyone who is not a wine student, Nick Jackson MW’s book Beyond Flavour...