The true glories of Brexit (part 29): Daniel Lambert

Since the end of the UK's transition period from the EU on 31st December 2020, Daniel Lambert and his wine importing and wholesaling business (Daniel Lambert Wines Ltd) have become a cause célèbre due to the trials and tribulations he has experienced in attempting to continue to import wine not just from the EU but …

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Lockdown bottles + the emerging glories of Brexit

View of the Cairngorms eastwards from above Newtonmore View towards Creag Dhubh Lockdown bottles With Covid spiralling out of control in the UK, especially in England but also rises in Scotland, it looks like we will be in the Highlands for some long time, so hoped for trips to Lisbon and the Loire are likely …

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Ramblin’s @ end of 2020…

2019 Cuvée des Vieux Ceps, Domaine du Poyet, Côtes du Forez 2018 Tradition, Le Clos Saint-Jean, Côte Roannaise Loire Volcanique (2) Last week I covered two of four sample bottles sent to me by Loire Volcanique representing the Côtes d'Auvergne and Saint-Pourçain. This week it is the turn of the Côte Roannaise and the Côtes …

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A double taste of Loire Volcanique

Christmas greetings from Greta Garbo's funny little island just north of Calais Finally the Brexiteers have got their sovereignty back – the UK is now cut off from continental Europe as well as large portion of the rest of the world. Curiously Governments within the EU have all been able to make their own decisions …

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The Wine Liberation Front/Malgré le virus, Les 5 du Vin continuent de libérer les vins de leur confinement

As you will have noticed Les 5 du Vin continue their good work in liberating wines during these times of confinement. However, first a comment on a very ill Boris Johnson. A clearly unwell Boris Johnson before admission to hospital He is now in intensive care. I trust Johnson recovers fully from coronavirus and that …

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