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The Sunday Times’ recent 1,100-word review of Aster, the rather fun new opening from the D&D group, included an illuminating insight into the French–Scandi restaurant’s wine offering, which I shall reproduce here in full: “We drank a lovely Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc.”
Tim Atkin MW: Why selling brilliance takes a little more effort than simply flogging booze Subscription
What makes a good wine merchant? As a significant chunk of the UK trade returns from Bordeaux, having tasted their way through a few hundred samples of youthful, unfinished claret of varying degrees of fidelity to the final bottled blends, it’s worth pausing to ponder the answer.
Like many others of my wine generation, I have spent considerable time trying to create wines that will appeal to consumers.