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Jancis Robinson
winejournalist 218,248 followers
Our antepultimate entry in our indpt wine merchants writing competition is in Amsterdam
Looking forward to being on #bbcsaturdaylive this Sat at Abergavenny Food Festival with @suzyklein and @RevRichardColes
VG Dirty Dozen tasting but suspect I bust the age limit
Great to see so many pple still practising the ancient craft of barrel making. All over the world. TYVM 4 all suggestions, almost 20
.@HeadStoryteller Twitter on fire with cooperage suggestions. Up to almost 20 now. V many thanks to all
Fellow winos, which producers, other than Ch Margaux, Guigal, have their own cooperage please?
.@Root7Wholesale I fear you would misaddress it
The 1 and only Australian entry in our indpt wine retailer writing competition
Harvest conditions in Burgundy sound perfect (except for hail effects in the south)
*Love* the Queen's intervention in the #ScottishReferendum ('you need to think very carefully')
New vintage, same high standards. Staple in our refrigerator. 7.5% alc.
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Last nights performance of 'True West' @TricycleTheatre was amazing
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Riveting programme on @BBCRadio4 about plan for revitalising Bangladeshi garment production via Soros family
.@JamesSuckling Thanks, James. Twas VG to see you.
Philippine's funeral: le tout Bordeaux (inc the lovely Anthony Barton) minus one grande dame
.@gothicepicures @RoyalOperaHouse I don't know whether there's a DVD of The House, I'm afraid
Very best of luck to all running the Medoc marathon today. Weather looks a mite too hot for runners, even if VG for vines
Wonderful 1st night Rigoletto @RoyalOperaHouse w Keenlyside, Kurzak & Pirgu
Didn't realise chap far left lunching w @Luchets007 in pic I have just circulated was Daniel, son of @NiepoortWines
Wind firmly to the Northeast. Could not hope for better. Long may it last.
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Yo! Listen up! Don't write off all 2011 Napa Valley Cabernets. Tasted several beauties today. All shared a haunting floral perfume.
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Went to this new Paris wine shop last w/e & was most impressed (not a bottle of French wine in store!)
The most outré (& expensive) wine of the week for a v long time a Zin relative
...mind you, ran into some v persuasive Capesters at the end.
So I went to #Beautifulsouthtasting today of S hemisphere wines, tasting at interesting tables, Final tally: Argentina 6, Chile 5, SA 11...
.@DrEdoardo Actually seems China to blame this time!
Today's Throwback Thursday: 10 yr-old reflections on Priorat
French exports fall; 2014 French grape harvest up via @FRANCE24
why early italian harvest estimates are humbug: only 10% harvested so far and the smallest vintage since '47was 2012
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That link to Wine Shop, Minnetonka shd be Missed off the W. Apols
Tickets for our unrivalled Barolo 2010 evening go on sale to members today
In @ChristiesInc sale of well stored (in Milan) old burgundy this Thurs, 1964 de Vogue Musigny trumped 1959
Day 1 for harvest 2014, 1st casse-croûte with the winery team. Not too much stress! 🍷🍷🍷(keyboard
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Looking forward to being on #bbcsaturdaylive w @suzyklein and @RevRichardColes at Abergavenny 20 Sep. Tickets:
Today's recommended indpt wine retailer is in Singapore
Gr8 opportunities in Cape wine for the fairer sex - wine professionals
Today's superior indpt wine merchant is in Buenos Aires
"I'm getting aromas of petrol...' The perfect transport for wine lovers
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6 new MWs in total, mostly wimmin V many congrats to all of them, esp fellow female scribes @londonvino @AnneInVino
French gastro vocab contd. 'Mariage' or 'accord' for the match maybe, but 'association' for the process of matching/pairing?
A great list of improvements, we hope, to the redesign of our beloved website