2017 Chapoutier Selections Parcellaires Masterclass

Hosted by Michel Chapoutier

17th April 2018 - Tate Modern

Michel Chapoutier

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  • April 17, 2018
  • Simon Quinn

2004 Bollinger RD Launch

2004 Bollinger RD Launch
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  • March 23, 2018
  • Simon Quinn

William DeutzDeutz champagne

5th October 2017

28-50 Maddox St

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  • October 10, 2017
  • Simon Quinn

Almaviva 20th Anniversary Masterclass 

with Chief Winemaker, Michel Friou

Army & Navy Club, London 28th September 17

Almaviva Masterclass

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  • September 28, 2017
  • Simon Quinn

South Africa's iconic Vin de Constance

Launch of the 2014 vintage

New cork taint free corks

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  • September 20, 2017
  • Simon Quinn

Chateau Ausone Tasting Dinner

29th Oct 2016

Pitt Cue Restaurant

Click below to read about the wines.

 

Ausone Bottles

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  • October 21, 2016
  • Simon Quinn

Fuuly mature Vintage Port is a rare pleasure. Here's one that brought a smile... 

Click below to read my note.

1967 Cockburn

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  • March 16, 2015
  • Simon Quinn

Bollinger Master Class

Hosted by Bollinger President, Jérôme Philipon & Chef de Cave, Gilles Descôtes

Bollinger's largest market by far is the UK, which is why they chose to launch the latest releases of their La Grande Année Champagnes here today. I was fortunate to attend their 'First Taste' at London's Royal Opera House.

 

Bollinger 2005 Launch

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  • February 12, 2015
  • Simon Quinn

Removing corkIf you’ve ever experienced the challenge of pulling a cork on an old bottle of wine, you’ll know it can be potluck as to how easily the cork comes out. Sometimes the cork slips out all too easily, suggesting it has dried out and potentially allowed air in to oxidise your precious wine. More often, though, I find corks which feel like they are super-glued to the neck of the bottle. That’s fine if the cork retains its integrity but chances are, if this is a really old bottle, it’ll be starting to get brittle and crumbly

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  • October 03, 2014
  • Simon

DecanterDo You Decant?
Someone recently told me he thought decanting must be out of fashion, as antiques markets seem to be full of old decanters that no-one wants. So is decanting a thing of the past; a dark art, practised only in stuffy old Gentlemen’s Clubs? Absolutely not!
Read on and find out why you should be decanting.


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  • October 03, 2014
  • Simon

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