Wine writer, author of Wine Revolution, Bordeaux Legends, Angélus, The Club of Nine. Contributing editor Decanter magazine, columnist South China Morning Post.

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Daughter studying 1920s/30s America. Didn't realise Prohibition was only possible because of introduction of personal income tax. Until then drinks industry provided around 70% of gov tax receipts some years, so no chance for the Dry lobby to win.
RT @MichelRouxOBE: We have lost the most generous man in our profession and the greatest chef of all!! I have lost, in Paul, a very cl…
First 15,000 words of new book sent off, shall now pick brain up off floor and pour a glass of wine. #itreallyisfridaynow
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