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Gymkhana after the fire

3 months 2 weeks ago
Two of London's finest Indian restaurants are now flourishing – or at least they were PC (pre coronavirus). A version of this article is published by the Financial Times. In California recently, I found two questions preoccupying my food-conscious friends. The first addressed the implications of Brexit on our hospitality industry, about which
Nick Lander

Anderson Valley – not to be overlooked

3 months 2 weeks ago
A shorter version of this article is published by the Financial Times. See also Anderson Valley – the tasting notes. How could one resist a wine district with its own dialect, Boontling, which, according to Wikipedia, is ‘now mostly spoken by aging counter-culturists’? Its northern limit is known locally as ‘the deep end’, one of its characteristic
Jancis Robinson

Arcari + Danesi, Grace Rosato 2018 Italy

3 months 2 weeks ago
From Botticino to Grand Central station. Buy this and help seriously underequipped hospitals in northern Italy.  From €14.12, 18.32 Swiss francs, £17.30, $20.99 Find this wine This wine of the week is, believe it or not, inspired by the pandemic that is cursing the world, with the worst rate of infections in Italy. The greatest
Walter Speller

Anderson Valley – the tasting notes

3 months 2 weeks ago
A source of pretty Pinot Noir well worth investigating. See also Anderson Valley - not to be overlooked. Over the years I’ve been intrigued by the Anderson Valley, in Mendocino county way north of the well-trodden wine roads of Napa and Sonoma. Navarro Vineyards’ dogged embrace of keenly priced Riesling and Gewurztraminer caught my attention
Jancis Robinson

DWWA judge profile: Ruben Desport

3 months 2 weeks ago

Ruben Desport is a judge at the 2020 Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA)

Ruben Desport

Previously Head Sommelier of Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, Ruben Desport returned to Belgium in 2019, embarking on a new project in wholesale wine distribution and working as a consultant for local restaurants. 

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DWWA judge profile: Virginia Philip MS

3 months 2 weeks ago

Virginia Philip MS is a judge at the 2020 Decanter World Wine Awards.

Virginia Philip, DWWA Judge

Virginia Philip MS is a judge at the 2020 Decanter World Wine Awards, the Wine Director for The Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach and the owner of the Virginia Philip Wine, Spirits & Academy, located at The Royal Poinciana Plaza, Palm Beach.

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