Archive for February, 2010

Singapore Delights

Well, well, well. Apart from the stresses of the first 24 hours with no wine, no e-mail and therefore, no sense of humour, The Laurel & Hartley show has got off to a very good start. A decent flight over via Dubai with Emirates to Singapore and...
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A White Burgundy night in Hong Kong

As many of you know, I have now moved to Hong Kong and to keep you updated with all of C&B’s endeavours in Asia and my own adventures along the way, I humbly submit this Blog to you for your enjoyment on C&B’s very smart new website! Kung Hei Fat Choy!!...
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Clos de Tart 2008….

Having last tasted the Clos de Tart 2008 wines on Day 5 in Burgundy back in November it was great to get the chance this morning to taste the final assemblage, albeit not in final bottle as it will not be bottled unitl April/May. The release of the 2008 will...
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DRC 2007…..not bad for a Monday!

For the first time I can remember (and amazingly this was my 11th vintage) the DRC Press Tasting was on a Monday. As is traditional now the wines are shown to the press just after bottling, which was done in the last two months. The Domaine de la Romanée-Conti wines...
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two 2006′s in bottle

With the big tasting of 2006 Bordeaux in Southwold recently (it has been variously written up by Jancis Robinson and more) I thought it would be a good idea to serve - blind - two Bordeaux 2006's from two of our strong Bordeaux connections, there was another reason for one...
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