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    Chianti Classico Night in pictures

    See Julia's and Jancis's tasting notes taken at this event.One hundred thirsty wine lovers descended on Caravan King's Cross last Sunday evening for…

    25 Sep 2018 Team JR
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    Our New York Chianti Classico Night

    When we held Barolo Nights in New York last year and the year before (pictured here), we had complaints from people who said they missed out on…

    18 Sep 2018 Jancis Robinson
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    Our Languedoc Night

    As regular visitors know, our UK tasting events are designed to showcase wines we think deserve more attention than they normally receive. Hence, we…

    17 Sep 2018 Team JR
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    Find out more about wine faults

    Tam met New Zealander Kirsten Creasy (right) in the Languedoc in May and suggested that she would make an ideal guide to wine faults for us wine…

    17 Sep 2018 Team JR
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    Our Chianti Classico Night

    Our next London tasting event will be held at Caravan King’s Cross, our usual hospitable location, on Sunday 23 September and will be devoted to…

    17 Jul 2018 Jancis Robinson
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    Riesling Night in pictures (and video)

    See Jancis's account of our Purple Paulée last Friday night, also published today. On Sunday night, 100 keen Riesling fans gathered at the King's…

    27 Mar 2018 Richard Hemming MW
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    Our Purple Paulée 2018

    See our recent Riesling Night in pictures (and video), also published today. As part of last week's London Burgundy Week, organised by Jason Haynes…

    27 Mar 2018 Jancis Robinson
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    Riesling Night – earlybird offer

    Today we’re giving Purple Pages members a chance to buy reduced-price earlybird tickets to our ground-breaking mature Riesling tasting in London on…

    15 Jan 2018 Team JR
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    California fundraiser tasting in pictures

    See also Jancis's tasting notes taken at this tasting.We're thrilled to report that our California wine tasting in London on Saturday night raised a…

    4 Dec 2017 Team JR
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    Taste bright lights from California

    3 December 2017 It was a hugely enjoyable evening and tasting and we raised about £10,000 thanks to everyone's generosity. We will be reporting in…

    3 Dec 2017 Team JR
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    ​London wine tasting for California fire victims

    4 December See California fundraiser tasting in pictures.2 November On the evening of Saturday 2 December we are hosting a tasting of fine California…

    2 Nov 2017 Team JR
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    Barbaresco Night in pictures

    See also Jancis's tasting notes.Last Sunday night we held our eighth London wine tasting event at Caravan King's Cross with 100 keen tasters attending…

    19 Oct 2017 Team JR
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    New Douro tasting – half-price ticket offer

    Twenty-four winemakers from the Douro Valley will be in London next month and, as last year, the organisers are offering Purple Pagers a discount on…

    18 Oct 2017 Team JR
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    Announcing our first Barbaresco Night

    14 September 2017  Tickets for Barbaresco Night go on general sale today, although there are currently fewer than 20 remaining. Once sold out, we will…

    14 Sep 2017 Team JR
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    Getting ready for Sherry Night

    We are looking forward very much to our first Sherry Night, on Sunday 23 April in London. We're planning to include in our line-up of the many styles…

    29 Mar 2017 Jancis Robinson