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Fine wine writing aplenty

  • Article Don't quote me

    ​Diary of a dream – part 15

    Neophyte Slovenian vigneron Chris Boiling continues revealing the stuff that no other winemaker or vineyard owner talks about… I’ve never been so…

    10 Apr 2018 Guest contributor
  • Article Wines of the week

    Roka Furmint 2016 Stajerska

    €16.99 plus any shipping costs  Liam and Sinead Cabot first crossed my path in November 2016. ‘We're subscribers’, he wrote, ‘wine importers (in…

    1 Dec 2017 Tamlyn Currin
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    ​Diary of a dream – part 14

    A little success is swiftly followed by another disaster. Such is the life of neophyte Slovenian vigneron Chris Boiling. I sold my first bottle…

    28 Nov 2017 Guest contributor
  • Article Inside information

    ​Diary of a dream - part 13

    Having a vision for a wine and spending more time with the vines are the lessons learned by neophyte vigneron Chris Boiling during his latest trip to…

    23 Aug 2017 Guest contributor
  • Article Free for all

    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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    Diary of a dream - part 12

    Neophyte Slovenian vigneron and dreamer Chris Boiling reveals his new strategy for succeeding in the wine world: keeping his fingers crossed and…

    9 May 2017 Guest contributor
  • Article Inside information

    ​Diary of a dream - part 11

    Neophyte vigneron Chris Boiling discovers that it’s just as difficult to make a living from wine writing as it is to make wine. While Jancis was…

    24 Mar 2017 Guest contributor
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    Diary of a dream - part 10

    Neophyte vigneron Chris Boiling continues to make bad decisions – this time he managed to miss his own 2016 harvest. And calls for (decidedly…

    25 Oct 2016 Guest contributor
  • Article Tasting articles

    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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    ​Diary of a dream - part 9

    It’s been a strange few weeks for neophyte Slovenian vigneron Chris Boiling. And things just seem to be getting stranger and stranger… Our East of…

    23 Aug 2016 Guest contributor
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    ​Diary of a dream - part 8

    Chris Boiling, who bought a small vineyard in Slovenia, has been distracting himself from medical matters by trying to think of ways to make his dream…

    12 Jul 2016 Guest contributor
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    Diary of a dream - part 7

    What’s it like running a small vineyard in a country where you don’t speak the language? Neophyte vigneron Chris Boiling reveals the things that get…

    2 May 2016 Guest contributor
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    Diary of a dream - part 6

    Chris Boiling, who bought a small vineyard in Slovenia six years ago, finally unveils his wine in the UK - and turns his daughter's wedding into a…

    22 Mar 2016 Guest contributor
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    ​Diary of a dream - part 5

    When Chris Boiling bought his winehouse and small vineyard in Slovenia, he imagined winters would be spent getting to grips with the red and black…

    3 Feb 2016 Guest contributor
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    Diary of a dream - part 4

    Neophyte vigneron Chris Boiling (left in this picture) discovers his grapes are not as noble as he first thought. But his daughter’s wedding could…

    24 Dec 2015 Guest contributor