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Jerry Lockspeiser: That’s your bloody GDP. Not ours. Subscription
Mark Carney, the Governor of the Bank of England, recently announced an increase in the annual growth forecast for the UK economy from 1.4% to 2%. But things may not be as good as they sound.
As a middle-aged, middle-class man, my weekly highlight is Saturday morning, illuminated by a warm croissant (180ºC for eight minutes, served with passion fruit curd), a Nespresso coffee (medium froth, Ristretto pod) plus the weekend papers – and here’s the most indulgent part – delivered to the door.
What do you think of the following tasting note? “Inconspicuous boysenberries and cigar wrappers revel in unresolved rosehips, while dried wormwood and chemically tanned leather swim amongst illusive black liquorice.” And this? “Like a sherry, wet wool, mead, musk and nail polish remover cocktail.”
Wines of Argentina is once again re-writing the tasting format with an immersive experience in “Argentina’s cutting edge wine scene and contemporary culture” at the JJ Studios in Hoxton this October
Andrew Ingham, wine buyer at Morrisons Plc, recounts a recent buying trip to Chile and Argentina.
A brief look at Freemark Abbey, an iconic Napa winery, and two of their top wines....