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Robert Parker Grand Tasting HK March 2014

This event was my first exposure to Robert Parker as a speaker.  It was a complete coincidence that I happened to be in HK during a series of events he was hosting on his Asian Tour.  I liked his style.  He spoke eloquently and was very good at playing to the local crowd.  He called [...]

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Oh what a night!

A few friends from the trade and I decided to toast the new year with a primarily Piedmont-based dinner at our favourite haunt, Zucca. Proprietor, Sam Harris, joined us for dinner and put on a bespoke spread to die for which included Raw Mackerel and Sicilian Prawns, Lightly seared Tuna with lemon and capers, Roast [...]

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Birthday Celebrations

Last Thursday we headed from the depths of South to the heights of North London for a good friend’s birthday. After getting acquainted with the most flirtatious cat I’d ever met we got stuck into a delicious, creamy and racy bottle of Salon 1997. I’ve not had much of this wine in the past but [...]

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