Neil Bennett

(Contributor)

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It's that time of the year when I begin to plan carefully our Christmas Day wines. [...]

18 December
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Well I am certain every wine lover has a dark secret about how they first became interested in the whole subject. [...]

4 December
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Taking a bottle to a dinner party is for me a stressful affair, where things go wrong more often than not. [...]

27 November
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One of my fond memories of university days was the £2 bottle of Bulgarian Cabernet Sauvignon from Tesco. [...]

20 November
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The sobering thought this Monday morning is that we are only six weeks away from Christmas. [...]

13 November
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There was frost in the garden this morning. Quite a crisp one too and enough to take the remaining leaves off the trees in the [...]

6 November
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For new readers, this is the news; Tesco is offering 25 per cent off ALL its wines until midnight tomorrow night (31 October) [...]

30 October
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One of the questions I am most often asked is, ‘where do you buy your wine from?’ Perhaps people imagine I have some secret [...]

23 October
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I have always had a deep suspicion about discounted supermarket wines. [...]

9 October
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One of the most charming men in the Square Mile is Robert Wilson, the proprietor of both The Don restaurant in St Swithin’s [...]

25 September
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One of the (few) downsides of writing this column is that everyone thinks I know about wine. [...]

18 September
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There are a few perks in this job. To be honest, really quite a few. [...]

11 September
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Welcome to a new weekly column devoted to the best the world of wine has to offer. Each week, I will recommend one wine to bring [...]

4 September
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Something strange is happening to London’s equity market. In a word, it is shrinking. Steadily, but surely, and over a long [...]

29 August
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This spring, the chatter is all about the wonderful 2015 vintages from the Rhone Valley, which have just been released to the [...]

4 April
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