Namedropping notebooks


Most of my tasting notes are taken at professional tastings, increasingly straight on to a laptop, e-notebook or even occasionally straight on to my Blackberry. But I do carry round paper notebooks like the one shown here so that I can take notes on particularly significant wines at social events. I have dozens of them, most of them waiting for their messy scrawls to be transcribed, although you can find the contents of two of them published back in Aug 2008 by clicking on the 'notebooks' tag at the bottom of this article.

But, as a bit of a...