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    Lebanon and the new Serge Hochar?

    A version of this article is published by the Financial Times. Refugee camps, Hezbollah hideouts, cannabis farms, Bedouin tribes, and one of the most…

    31 Mar 2018 Jancis Robinson
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    Lebanon's oldest winery

    Domaine des Tourelles is Lebanon’s oldest commercial winery and is currently celebrating its 150th anniversary – noisily, thanks to the current…

    29 Mar 2018 Jancis Robinson
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    50 years of Chateau Musar

    30 March 2018 See the coda from Bartholomew Broadbent at the end of this introduction.28 March 2018 Our tasting team at is pretty…

    28 Mar 2018 Jancis Robinson
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    Middle Eastern wine update

    A shorter version of this article is published by the Financial Times. See also my recent tasting notes on relevant wines. Until now I have been only…

    23 Sep 2017 Jancis Robinson
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    Gimme the full Leb

    21 September Since we are concentrating on the eastern Mediterranean today (see Wine returns to the Holy Land) and on Saturday, we are republishing…

    21 Sep 2017 Hrishi Poola
  • Article Wines of the week

    Dom de Tourelles Cinsault 2014 Bekaa Valley

    From £14.95 Wine Society, $19.99 Find this wine We have a thing about Cinsault on This is the seventh varietal Cinsault we have…

    10 Mar 2017 Jancis Robinson
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    East of Venice assemblage

    See this guide to our assemblages.  Jancis writes These 113 tasting notes come from an extraordinary diversity of locations and are grouped by…

    25 Aug 2016 Team JR
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    Points east - a compilation

    Julia writes: This collection of 159 tasting notes, like all the others listed in this guide, is a team effort, a gathering together of reviews from…

    16 Dec 2015 Team JR
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    RIP Serge Hochar

    Bad news travels horribly fast. Thanks to a call from an audibly shaken Michael Broadbent, I was given to understand that Serge Hochar of Chateau…

    1 Jan 2015 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Don't quote me

    DWCC - Montreux musings

    I finally made it to the annual get-together of European wine communicators organised by Ryan and Gabriella Opaz and Robert McIntosh. This year’s…

    3 Nov 2014 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Inside information

    Wine in Lebanon – more stable than the politics

    Prior to venturing into Lebanon from neighbouring Syria, I had written to Gaston Hochar, from the esteemed Château Musar, to get an honest opinion as…

    24 Jul 2008 Guest contributor
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    Lebanese wines - the tasting notes

    Written by Lindsay Groves. See also Wines on Lebanon – more stable than the politics. CHÂTEAU MUSAR Ch Musar, Cuvée White 2007 Bekaa…

    24 Jul 2008 Guest contributor