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2011 Bordeaux – it’s all over – Yquem not releasing en primeur – for now

By on 13/06/2012

Quoted in Decanter.com, Pierre Lurton, who runs both Cheval Blanc and Yquem for the LVMH group, has said that he will not be releasing Yquem en primeur for the moment: 'There is no question that we are following the example of Latour, (who have announced they will not be releasing their wines en primeur after this year) or legitimising their commercial decision,' Lurton told Decanter.

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An Estuarine Christmas with the Sandemans

By on 14/12/2011

An Estuarine Christmas with the Sandemans The Sandeman family are heading to the depths of South Devon to spend another Christmas in the Goodshelter estuary, inland from Salcombe. Not actually 'in' the estuary, of course, but in the beautifully secluded and remote cottage which sits on the edge of the water at the head of the creek.

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NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS

By on 10/01/2011

After a wonderfully entertaining Christmas and New Year (and yes, we did drink everything that we said we would in my blog!) one of my New Year resolutions is to drink less and drink better, but then I say that almost every year.

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