Monthly Archives: September 2010

Erik Satie: My kind of Barolo

I am still feeling a little giddy five hours after being swept of my feet by a quite unexpected Barolo. Over the last week or so I have been treated/subjected to the delights/posturing of a good few dozen Piemontese Nebbiolos … Continue reading

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Tengoku no Sake (Heaven’s Sake)

 I was a little tentative before going to the Kuromoto saké tasting at the Japan Foundation in London on the 15th of September. For quite some years I have been expounding the delights of Japanese rice wine to (mainly sceptical) … Continue reading

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Having the Wine of My Life

Last night I dreamt that a childhood ambition that seemed so close to fruition was only to be washed away by an unapologetically clumsy auntie. I was to deliver a bottle of 1787 to a restaurant, which in the dream … Continue reading

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