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    2008 and 2009 champagnes compared blind

    Are the differences between 2008 and 2009 champagnes blindingly obvious? Champagne nut Nick Baker of The Finest Bubble likes to organise blind…

    11 Dec 2018 Jancis Robinson
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    Christmas presents – a few suggestions

    Some possible gift solutions, at varying price points.  THE STOCKING FILLER  The 24-Hour Wine Expert £4.99 Penguin or $12.95 Abram  All the…

    10 Dec 2018 Jancis Robinson
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    A dozen hand-picked single-estate champagnes

    The first of a week-long wallow in sparkling tasting articles focuses on grower champagnes. See this guide to our Week of Effervescence. Tim Hall of …

    10 Dec 2018 Jancis Robinson
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    Festive sweet and strong wines

    Sweet and fortified wines for drinking over the festive season, a follow-up to dry whites and reds. A version of this article is published by the…

    8 Dec 2018 Jancis Robinson
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    Anteprima Vinexus

    Another look at 2015 Barolo, and Brunello di Montalcino from the notorious 2014 vintage, to add to Walter's Barolo report published yesterday.  You…

    7 Dec 2018 Jancis Robinson
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    50 Rutherglen stickies

    6 December 2018 We're re-publishing this account of an extraordinary tasting six years ago, in anticipation of my forthcoming list of recommended…

    6 Dec 2018 Jancis Robinson
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    2014 bordeaux revisited – again

    A report from the Masters of Wine's annual look at four-year-old bordeaux.  Every November in Vintners' Hall, on the morning before the annual…

    5 Dec 2018 Jancis Robinson
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    Argentina's colourful wines

    A look at some of Argentina's most creative wine producers. It was pointed out, quite rightly, that we have not published anything focused on…

    4 Dec 2018 Jancis Robinson
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    Paul Symington's retirement tasting

    A tasting of mature ports that was glorious but tinged with sadness. In early November Paul (left) and Charles Symington of the family that…

    3 Dec 2018 Jancis Robinson
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    Festive reds

    Reds for drinking over the festive season, a follow-up to these dry whites. A version of this article is published by the Financial Times. A…

    1 Dec 2018 Jancis Robinson
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    Often Berry good indeed

    A half-century of wines from the oldest British wine and spirit merchant.Since the demise of Christopher & Co, Berry Bros & Rudd claim to be Britain's…

    29 Nov 2018 Jancis Robinson
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    The Bunch 2018

    Four dozen wines of which some of Britain's finest independent retailers are most proud.The Bunch is a group of six smart UK wine merchants founded…

    28 Nov 2018 Jancis Robinson
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    Festive whites

    Below are 32 dry white suggestions for drinking over the festive season. A version of this article is published by the Financial Times. See also…

    24 Nov 2018 Jancis Robinson
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    Beaujolais – a useful alternative to burgundy

    23 November 2018 I have just had the pleasure of adding a note on Le Grappin's St-Amour 2017.22 November 2018 Happy Thanksgiving! We're republishing…

    22 Nov 2018 Jancis Robinson
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    Do you have questions about wine?

    A BBC call for questions. I'm currently preparing three little 15-minute programmes on wine for BBC Radio 4. We'd like each programme to include…

    20 Nov 2018 Jancis Robinson