Monthly Archives: January 2012

Burgundy 2010 and the sense of impending doom.

I approached tasting the Burgundy 2010 vintage with a sense of dread that I couldn’t put my finger on. Perhaps it was the worry that I was out of my depth tasting such fine wines. What if I said something … Continue reading

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New Year’s resolutions

I’ve never gone in for New Year’s Resolutions unless you count things like ‘try to sneeze less’ or ‘must stop adopting contrary opinions at dinner parties.’ This year, however, I’ve come up with three to guide my boozing in 2012. … Continue reading

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Adventures on the Wine Route – Kermit Lynch

This is an edited version of a long essay on wine writing that appeared in Slightly Foxed literary magazine in December. I should also take this opportunity to announce that I have started a monthly wine column in The Lady … Continue reading

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