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Humor is like craft beer and fine wine, not everyone likes the same vintage.  I once heard a young man say, “Man, I’m glad I’m not a cow… 677 more words


Jewellery and Other Valuables: Are You Under-insured?

Many high net worth individuals (HNWIs) that have not had their jewellery and other valuables accurately priced since they bought them are in danger of becoming seriously under-insured. 580 more words


Fine Wine Tuesday... Ending the Burgundy En-Primeur Campaign with a Grand Cru Lunch...

In the wine trade, we spend so much time finding wines, tasting wines, negotiating the purchase of wines and selling wines that sometimes it’s good to pause, reflect, and actually drink some fine wines. 187 more words

2017 and the Onward Rise of Bordeaux Second Wines... An Introduction

We all like premium wines. But occasionally, we all have to trade down to more affordable, drinkable options, like perhaps a second wine? The rise in popularity of premium Bordeaux second wines in the international fine wine marketplace is not necessarily a trend that began in 2016 but it is certainly one which solidified further and gained a massive amount of extra momentum. 279 more words

New Year, New Identity

This is a short story from ‘A book of misunderstandings’:

It was the third of January and already dark at four pm. I was just about to close the door of my boutique, when I recognised a face beaming at me through the window. 723 more words

My 10 Most Memorable South African Wines of 2016...

2016 has been a busy year in the U.K. trade. Gone are the days of defined seasonality that used to resemble something like … Mediocre to very busy in January incorporating Burgundy En-primeur, quiet “gone skiing” February and then back to work in earnest in March…normally incorporating a couple of trips to South Africa, and then back, straight into the melee of Bordeaux En-primeur and Italian Super Tuscan new releases. 789 more words

Waddesdon Manor 沃德斯登莊園

Pre Christmas day out always reminds me of Waddesdon Manor built by the Rothschild family in 1883.  In additional to being famous for its grandeur and the Rothschild’s private wine collection, their enchanting Christmas trees, and in recent years the stunning outdoor light installation by… 500 more words

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