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Jancis Robinson
winejournalist 220,705 followers
Still waiting to start. But 17 glasses each is quite a challenge #TaorminaGourmet
Just about to present 17 wines from S Italy + islands at #TaorminaGourmet. Beautiful summer sun still. 2014 VG vge here
My 5-hour Wine Course filmed around the world reduced by 30% this w/e…
.@Vaughters @vinovaughters V v best of luck in the long haul. Read MW diary by @RichardHemming on
Who wears Gordon Ramsay's trousers at Royal Hospital Rd?
The changing social shape of Burgundy
Bordeaux's 2014 vintage? Wide-ranging report by @GavinQuinney w pics
Likely 2014 grape crop forecasts & effects on bulk wine market…
Can you spare an hour a year to inspire young people? Great new free programme launched today by @Edu_Employers
@JancisRobinson I hope to feel the same way this time next year about MW studies!
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@JancisRobinson Some of the newly planted tempranillo was at the expense of the less productive prephylloxera vines used to replant Ribera.
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@JancisRobinson @Chris_Lamb Remember the 11th c. Persian poet Omar Khayyam whose verses to wine have never been equalled.
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S America's grape treasures acc to @DaringPairings (result of his book deadlne...)
Strange but delightful sensation: for 1st time in 6 yrs I do not have a book deadline hanging over me
V many congrats to @women_oftheyear for uplifting event, & to @sanditoksvig for losing 4st & taking over from Helena Kennedy as president
.@Chris_Lamb I'm told home winemaking thrives in Iran today, & the odd Afghan tribe too. But even I baulk at spooks shipping wine to Kabul
Casual wine drinking? Kabul? #Homeland Just lost me, I think
Shdn't Carrie have her head covered in Kabul? #Homeland
Cannot believe John of @ShaferVineyards was 90 y'day. See… Gr8 testament to wine drinking
To try some great #wines in #London, @sagerandwilde or @QualityChop won't disappoint - see our top 10 London winebars
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.@rbinlee @ftweekend Rather different sugar levels!
.@slawson7 @ftweekend Ada Lovelace, queen of the algorithm, was Byron's daughter, I read. Estranged mamma defiantly encouraged maths
Most uplifting thing I learnt from today's @ftweekend: Byron's daughter lauded in Silicon Valley as first-ever computer programmer
Most depressing thing I learnt from today's @ftweekend: LVMH heir apparent chooses to drink Diet Coke
With correct link: The world's now-3rd most planted grape, hardly known outside its homeland
@JancisRobinson Nerves of steel for those who have yet to pick Nebbiolo. Rain forecast for Sun/Mon.
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.@canterburywine Tx to my Word auto-correct, my fashionista daughter works at Vogüé
@vinography's book arrived and I couldn't be more impressed - beautiful work! #wine
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Honest Grapes #BigDayOut, Battersea, Sunday Nov 2: 50+ wines, food & more. Get tickets at
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TY @mastersofwine for an illuminating tasting of US Cabs, wines we too rarely see in UK. Enjoyed hearing Italian MW students say WallaWalla
In praise of 2010 crus bourgeois @BordeauxWines especially this one already lovely
Ahem. New and thrilling rewards and incentives are being added for backers of new and thrilling @EatDrinkToast mag:…
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Guide to our 10 articles about Germany's 2013s 3 more coming next week
@JancisRobinson @angelatalkswine @HarpersWine Uncomfortable reading I knew there was a reason why I didn't buy supermarket wines!
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Fascinating revelations by ex supermkt wine buyer @angelatalkswine… via @HarpersWine #Tescogate explained
Until Sat Londoners can enjoy Chez Panisse at Clarkes, W8 in aid of @edibleschoolyrd project
So, so sorry to learn of the sudden death of Charles Heidsieck winemaker Thierry Roset, 55, last Sunday
lovely idea "@JancisRobinson A suggestion for how your company/family cd mark Christmas/holidays from @AustrianWine"
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A suggestion for how your company/family cd mark Christmas/holidays from @AustrianWine
Semillon's greatness remains unrecognised and qualities continue to be unappreciated. | Articles | Wine Wizard… #wine
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