We’re all going on a summer holiday… diary of a #frenchwinetrip

Saturday 1st June Day 8, homeward bound. After an enlightening, exhausting and thoroughly enjoyable 10 days on the road, the trip has come to an end. Here’s a two minute video I made to sum it up. Again, it’s all done in one take with no editing, so excuse the sketchy delivery! Matt Walls - #Frenchwinetrip - Day 8 from Frenchwinetrip on Vimeo.   Friday 31st May Day 7, Burgundy: Force of…

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The Wine Snob: an endangered species?

The snob may look just like you and me, but it is parasite in disguise. It leaves its victim poisoned. When the snob discovered wine, like a facehugger, it pounced. But now the snob is weakened, dying; and wine is on the path to recovery. Decades ago, wine had to be imported into the UK and like any foreign food or drink it was enjoyed mostly by the wealthy upper classes. Unlike a plate of food,…

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