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Galvin and Sirieix are rubbing shoulders with James Bond in new Spectre film

Chris Galvin and Fred Sirieix's "dream come true" to have cameo role in new James Bond film Video

01 Apr 2015 | By Claret Pimpernel

Award winning chef Chris Galvin and his general manager, Fred Sirieix, at London’s Galvin at Windows have had a dream come true with a surprise cameo role in the new James Bond film, Spectre.

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Richard Siddle, editor, Harpers Wine & Spirit

Richard Siddle: can independents (and their suppliers) grasp their moment in the limelight?

09 Mar 2015 | By Richard Siddle

We hear (and we write) a lot about how important the independent sector is to the future of the wine and spirits sector.

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Richard Siddle, editor, Harpers Wine & Spirit

Richard Siddle: can independents (and their suppliers) grasp their moment in the limelight?

09 Mar 2015 | By Richard Siddle

We hear (and we write) a lot about how important the independent sector is to the future of the wine and spirits sector.

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Tim Atkin MW: Last chance for Bordeaux to get it right with ‘out of touch’ en primeur Subscription

06 Mar 2015 | By Tim Atkin

There’s a scene in This is Spinal Tap, Rob Reiner’s 1984 spoof rockumentary about English heavy metal band Spinal Tap, that features a live performance of a song called “Stonehenge”. Keen to add some extra theatre to the gig, the band commission a model of the prehistoic English monument, which descends from above as they play on stage. There’s only one problem: the dimensions are all wrong. Instead of 18-foot replica stones, the band orders 18-inch ones by mistake.

Robert Parker's influence on the international wine trade will not be repeated

Guy Woodward: why Robert Parker’s legacy will be increase in power of peer reviews Subscription

06 Mar 2015 | By Guy Woodward

How do you choose a hotel? Or a film for the flight? A book for the pool? If you’re anything like my wife, you check the user ratings on TripAdvisor, Rotten Tomatoes or Amazon, where peer-to-peer reviews carry far more weight than those of any critic. And what weight.

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Wine Investment

Myth: Wine investment is safe

28 Mar 2015 | By Stephen Forward

Truth: The wine investment industry want you to believe this, after all it’s in their financial interest that you buy into this belief, but try telling this to the clients that lost huge amounts of money in this unregulated market.

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Wine Investment

Ten dumb things to invest your money in

19 Mar 2015 | By Stephen Forward

Wine investment must surely be the dumbest of all things to risk your money on. But where does it stand in the top ten dumb things to bet on; where you’re sure to lose your money? Stephen Forward reveals his top ten dumb investment tips.

Discover Rhone: Meeting Producers & Making Contacts

09 Mar 2015 | By Marisa D'Vari

Though the Chapoutiers had their beginnings in Tain. Michel was quick to recognize the importance of the terroir – and eager to stop selling it to Guigal and put his own name on the label. Even more important, he wanted the wine he made to reflect the terroir, not any “style” of winemaking. So at the age of 24 in 1990 he was able to get a majority share in the family winery and the rest is history, with Michel owning vineyards in many places in France and the world.

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