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André Simon Awards: ‘The Curious Bartender’s Gin Palace’

In another extract from the André Simon Award shortlist, Tristan Stephenson examines the rise and on-going rise of gin and examines his own ‘ginfatuation’.

Friday, January 20th, 2017 No Comments »

André Simon Awards: ‘The Apple Orchard’

Next in the series of extracts from the André Simon Awards shortlist is a passage from Pete Brown’s homage to that most English of fruits – the apple.

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 No Comments »

Corkscrew extract: elimination chamber

In the third and final extract from Peter Stafford-Bow’s Corkscrew, the hero sits down for his gruelling – and oddly gameshow-like – ‘Minstrels of Wine’ blind tasting examination.

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Britain’s ‘empire of booze’ chronicled

A new book charting the history of Britain’s role in the shaping of some of the world’s favourite alcoholic drinks is to be released this November.

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016 No Comments »

Robinson to release a brief guide to wine

A new book by Jancis Robinson MW that aims to give novices a quick and easy guide into the world of wine is set for publication in the UK next month.

Monday, January 11th, 2016 No Comments »

DRC poisoning plot revealed in new book

A new book has revealed the “true story” of the 2010 attempt to extort money from Domaine de la Romanée-Conti by poisoning its vines and the case’s tragic conclusion.

Monday, July 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Scratch and sniff wine book released

Master sommelier Richard Betts has released a “scratch and sniff” wine book that aims to make wine easier to understand for novices.

Thursday, October 17th, 2013 2 Comments »

Neal Martin promises new perspective on Pomerol

Wine writer Neal Martin is about to launch his first book, called Pomerol, which he has published himself after three year’s intensive research.

Monday, November 12th, 2012 1 Comment »

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