Monthly Archives: August 2011

Good news from World of Booze

I heard the exciting news last week that this blog is the fifth most read wine blog in Britain according to Cision. Or it might be the fifth best or the fifth most innovative, how they rated the blogs is … Continue reading

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Why do wine writers write only about wine?

There’s an article by Craig Brown (the humourist not the former Scotland football manager) about being present at the one and only meeting between Anthony Burgess and Benny Hill. Apparently it was not a great success. Though the two great artists admired … Continue reading

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Wine of the Week: Vinho Verde, Quinta de Azevedo, 2010

Until very recently on my parents’ fridge was a piece of schoolwork by my younger brother from when he was very little. I think the assignment was to describe his father. All I can remember about it is the line … Continue reading

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Corner Shop Wine Challenge

Due to lack of funds, I have not been buying my regular cases of wine from Majestic or the Wine Society. As a result I am often caught out with no ordinary wine in the house so have to visit my local shop. … Continue reading

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