Monthly Archives: December 2010

It’s so easy to laugh, it’s so easy to hate.

It’s traditional at this time of year for newspapers to contain lists of the best things of the past year selected by well-known people. In the books pages it is  normally an excuse for politicians to claim that they have … Continue reading

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Oldish wines

Traditionally wine merchants not only used buy wine and sell it on to their customers but they also matured it until it was ready to drink. Now most wine is sold as soon as it is bottled. Wine merchants claim … Continue reading

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The first rule of wine club is. . .

I’m planning on starting a  wine club so that I can drink wine I wouldn’t normally be able to afford. This club, will be in the words of Dr Frasier Crane, ‘just about wine and clear constitutional procedures for enjoying … Continue reading

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Wine of the week: an Australian original

I said I wasn’t going to tell readers what they should be drinking but I’ve changed my mind. From now on I’m going to recommend one wine each week which I will call my ‘wine of the week.’ This week … Continue reading

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