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An evening at Pied à Terre

Regular readers will know that blind wine tasting is not one of my fortes. You can read about my misadventures at the Oxford vs Cambridge annual wine competition here. But I think when the pressures off, I might actually be … Continue reading

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You never need to pack a wanker – or how I learned to stopped worrying and love sommeliers

Last year there was an incident in a French restaurant involving a notable wine-maker (I’m not allowed to mention his name for legal reasons), who sent back a bottle of wine saying that it was corked. The sommelier disagreed and refused to … Continue reading

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Must be more assertive

My wife and I were out having dinner with a couple of friends and we got onto the topic of annoying habits of waiters in restaurants. The one  that troubled us most was when the staff keep topping your glass … Continue reading

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