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    A taste of Raeburn

    Zubair Mohamed started selling wine at the back of his father's florist shop in Edinburgh in 1984. According to the World of Fine Wine's Neil Beckett,…

    8 Sep 2017 Julia Harding MW
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    Sicily - Italy's new California

    7 September 2017 This Throwback Thursday is a real blast from the past, published on 25 October 2002, 15 years ago! As Walter's Sicily en primeur…

    7 Sep 2017 Jancis Robinson
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    Turi – too much of a good thing?

    A version of this article is published by the Financial Times. The reopening of Enoteca Turi, the long-established Italian restaurant that for over 25…

    2 Sep 2017 Nick Lander
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    The popular trencherman at Liberty

    A shorter version of this article is published by the Financial Times. If you were to poll the British wine trade as to its most popular member,…

    26 Aug 2017 Jancis Robinson
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    Liberty Wines' 20th anniversary Italians

    See also The popular trencherman at Liberty.One of the British Isles' most distinctive independent wine importers celebrated their twentieth…

    24 Aug 2017 Jancis Robinson
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    Reta's 2016 European tour – part 2

    This is the second, highly opinionated report by Marcelo Retamal, winemaker for De Martino in Chile, on his most recent travels around the world of…

    15 Aug 2017 Guest contributor
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    Reta's 2016 European tour - part 1

    Author of this report, Marcelo Retamal, technical director of De Martino, is one of the most respected winemakers in Chile. One of many things that…

    14 Aug 2017 Guest contributor
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    DBG's current Italians

    David Berry Green is the son of Christopher Berry Green, who preceded Simon Berry as chairman of family wine merchants Berry Bros and Rudd. Walter…

    10 Jul 2017 Jancis Robinson
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    Il Collettivo

    In his article yesterday, Walter bemoaned the demise of the annual tasting known as the Definitive Italian, one that became less and less definitive.…

    4 Jul 2017 Jancis Robinson
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    Futurism, fine wine and Armit

    Italian fine wine is taken so seriously these days in the UK that it has led to the demise of the Definitive Italian Wine Tasting. Once a permanent…

    3 Jul 2017 Walter Speller
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    2011 Barolo Riserva and more 2013 Barolo

    See this guide to all Walter's articles this year on major tastings of Piemonte wines. The following 41 Barolo 2013 tasting notes I gathered during…

    11 May 2017 Walter Speller
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    WWC 46 - Brinton Resto

    We start the penultimate week of entries to our wine writing competition with the following two articles from Brinton Resto, a 28-year-old legal…

    27 Mar 2017 Guest contributor
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    Brunello 2012 - majesty without mass

    A version of this article is published by the Financial Times. See also my tasting notes from Brunello Night 2. Brunello di Montalcino, Tuscany’s…

    25 Mar 2017 Jancis Robinson
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    Can Can Cannonau

    It's dusty, windswept, almost African in its wide-flung spaces and scraggy escarpments. Isolated old farmhouses, propped up with corrugated iron,…

    27 Feb 2017 Tamlyn Currin
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    Book reviews - politics, history and religion

    For links to all of Tam's reviews of wine books published in 2016, see this guide.  19 January 2017 Continuing our Throwback Thursday series, we…

    19 Jan 2017 Tamlyn Currin