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An Italian coronadiary – days 3 and 4

di, 24/03/2020 - 09:45
Montalcino winegrower Katia Nussbaum continues her very personal diary during lockdown at her estate. See days 1 and 2 for a who’s who of Katia’s family and colleagues mentioned below, and for the story so far. Day 3: 12 March 2020 Began gloomily for me: a grey day. I get pulled out of bed by a phone call from Avni telling me he is on his
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Tales from a sickbed

di, 24/03/2020 - 09:45
Poor Alistair Cooper MW, one of our JR.com team members, is just – only just – recovering from what was surely one of the many, many unrecorded cases of That Virus. It left him unable to smell English mustard. Apologies for a lack of wine recommendations today. They will return! There are currently some 6,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the
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An Italian coronadiary – days 1 and 2

ma, 23/03/2020 - 09:47
Katia Nussbaum of San Polino in Montalcino, whose challenging article Biodynamics – new approach needed? we published last year, begins here a very personal day-by-day account of living in lockdown in Italy. We will be publishing her daily updates. Katia is pictured here with her dogs Bessie and Layla. Day 1: 10 March 2020 Yesterday midnight
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Diary of a Barossa vintage casual - part 5

ma, 23/03/2020 - 09:47
The coronavirus has had its effect on the team in Samantha Cole-Johnson’s now-busy winery. Harvest is in full swing, all the fermenters are full, and we are even fermenting in picking bins because we don’t have enough small fermenters (more on this in a bit). This would usually be a very happy, exhausting time. It still is to an extent. We’re
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Carlos Falcó, Marqués de Griñón RIP

zo, 22/03/2020 - 10:22
Carlos Falcó, a major figure in Spanish wine, passed away last Friday, a victim of the coronavirus at the age of 83. The Marqués de Griñón was well known in Spain as an aristocratic celebrity. But wine people were less interested in his private life (he married quite recently for the fourth time). We knew him as a tireless worker, a great
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Anderson Valley – not to be overlooked

za, 21/03/2020 - 02:02
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
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Gymkhana after the fire

za, 21/03/2020 - 02:02
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
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Anderson Valley – the tasting notes

vr, 20/03/2020 - 09:47
A source of pretty Pinot Noir well worth investigating. 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 many years ago. (Our picture shows the typically
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Arcari + Danesi, Grace Rosato 2018 Italy

vr, 20/03/2020 - 09:47
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
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