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    In pursuit of Yappiness

    Judging by the selection below, Yapp Brothers continue to distinguish themselves with carefully selected wines aimed at the committed oenophile. The…

    14 Jun 2018 Richard Hemming MW
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    Pleasing palate and pocket

    A shorter version of this article is published by the Financial Times.  My eye was caught recently by a friend’s answers to one of those newspaper…

    9 Jun 2018 Jancis Robinson
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    Wine Society picks for summer 2018

    See also Pleasing palate and pocket.Well here we are again, with one of the best-value collections of wine around, courtesy of Britain's wine buying…

    25 May 2018 Jancis Robinson
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    Vin Cognito hand on heart

    When you sandwich a tasting between Piglets and royalty in the morning, and a pre-launch dinner at a not-yet-opened London restaurant in the evening,…

    23 May 2018 Tamlyn Currin
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    Somewhere to Hide with bottles

    A version of this article is published by the Financial Times. See also How not to eat out. Hide restaurant has opened on the corner of Clarges Street…

    19 May 2018 Nick Lander
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    Armit – great wines, lousy tasting sheet

    London wine merchant Armit showed its Italian wares in March. John Armit founded the company in 1988 after having worked for Corney & Barrow and spent…

    10 May 2018 Walter Speller
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    Domaine Direct's 2015 burgundies

    London burgundy specialist importer Domaine Direct held a most inspiring tasting of 2015 burgundies a couple of weeks ago, the first in a planned…

    9 May 2018 Jancis Robinson
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    Lea & Sandeman spring into spring

    London wine merchants Lea and Sandeman held their spring tasting at the end of March this year, and at that point, spring couldn’t have felt further…

    3 May 2018 Tamlyn Currin
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    Nine affordable, drinkable red bordeaux

    Many outsiders may most readily associate the UK wine merchant Haynes Hanson and Clark with Burgundy specialist Anthony Hanson MW but the company…

    9 Mar 2018 Jancis Robinson
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    The sad tale of OW Loeb

    A slightly shorter version of this article is published in the Financial Times magazine, a companion piece to this news article. See also OW Loeb - a…

    20 Jan 2018 Jancis Robinson
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    OW Loeb – a history lesson

    20 January 8am  See Viscount Davidson's comments below Mark Savage's.19 January 1pm See Mark Savage MW's addendum below.19 January 9am In preparation…

    19 Jan 2018 Guest contributor
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    Burgundy 2016 – UK merchants offering en primeur

    See this guide to our coverage of 2016 burgundies.  Below is a list of the UK merchants we expect to be offering 2016 burgundies en primeur. The…

    8 Jan 2018 Team JR
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    Drinking outside the box

    A fascinating and appetite-whetting tasting of ‘smaller than small producers’ in London in October conveniently brought together seven small to…

    12 Dec 2017 Julia Harding MW
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    Warming, and refreshing, winter reds

    A version of this article is published by the Financial Times. In the second of my four collections of wines for festive entertaining (see last week's …

    9 Dec 2017 Jancis Robinson
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    Berrys' latest finds

    For the last seven Fridays, Andy Howard MW has offered his thoughtful audits of the performance of various British supermarkets. Now for something…

    8 Dec 2017 Jancis Robinson