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  • Article Hemming's spittoon

    Artificial Vintelligence

    Recently, I became the latest lucky human to be upgraded by artificial intelligence. All my conscious processes have been commandeered by sentient…

    11 Jul 2018 Richard Hemming MW
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    WWC 21 - Simon Woolf

    Number 21 in our ongoing series of entries to our wine writing competition comes from Simon Woolf, who tells us: Were it not for a previous writing…

    1 Feb 2017 Guest contributor
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    Wine app wars continue

    22 December We are republishing this today so non-members can keep up with latest developments in wine apps. 19 December I spend my nights writing…

    22 Dec 2016 Alder Yarrow
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    Who uses label-scanning apps most?

    We have long been interested in the spread of wine label scanning apps here at Jancis, with Richard having produced reports on their…

    19 Jul 2016 Jancis Robinson
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    Best wine label scanning apps 2016

    When the first wine label scanning apps appeared around three years ago, it seemed like pocket-sized alchemy. Now, anybody could identify a wine…

    18 Apr 2016 Richard Hemming MW
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    Best wine label scanning apps 2015

    13 July 2015  Several people have suggested that the Cellartracker app should also be mentioned because it uses Vivino's scanning technology in…

    13 Jul 2015 Richard Hemming MW
  • Article Nick on restaurants

    What's in store for 2015

    This article is also published in the Financial Times.That 2014 ended on a very high note for many London restaurateurs was confirmed by figures from…

    3 Jan 2015 Nick Lander
  • Article Alder on America

    A guide to the post wine blog era

    The world of wine media has changed greatly in the 10 years since I began my wine blog, By the end of 2004 there were perhaps a dozen…

    18 Jun 2014 Alder Yarrow
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    Label-scanner apps – which is best?

    27 February 2014 We are beginning a new weekly feature today, a nod to the Throwback Thursday phenomenon whereby keen users of social media republish…

    27 Feb 2014 Richard Hemming MW
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    The Wine Course app

    Our 1995 five-hour, 10-part BBC TV series Jancis Robinson's Wine Course filmed on four continents (Asia was not yet a significant player in the wine…

    2 Jul 2013 Jancis Robinson
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    Brand new Barolo iPhone app

    Update 13 June 2012  as well as the apps mentioned below, there are now also apps for La Morra and Verduno. Yesterday saw the release of Masnaghetti's…

    23 Nov 2011 Julia Harding MW
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    Now a La Morra map app

    Truly, it’s an app, appy world today… Here's a superb set of maps of La Morra in the Barolo zone - much more specific than the wine magazine I…

    12 May 2011 Walter Speller
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    World's first iPad wine magazine

    As the presenter of the world’s first TV series on wine (three series of The Wine Programme in the 1980s for the innovative British television…

    5 May 2011 Jancis Robinson