Claret gets to London the old fashioned way – by boat

May 23, 11 Claret gets to London the old fashioned way – by boat

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What better way to end the London International Wine Fair then on a boat on the Thames, sipping claret (how the English used to and sometimes still do, refer to red Bordeaux) at the foot of Tower Bridge. Tony Laithwaite of Laithwaites thought that was as good a way as any and so we stepped onto a water taxi at Canary Wharf for the...

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What’s the difference between a wine cougar and an anna nicole smith? Ch. Beaumont 1995

One of my favourite winebloggers are the BrixChix out in my sunny California. I was reading a post of their’s the other day about a discussion regarding whether wines should be drunk young or not. Liza, one of the BrixChix likes her wines young and refers to herself asĀ  a “wine cougar”. I’m sure you’ve...

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