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by Ben Greene. Published October 11th, 2012.
In advance of our much anticipated Sine Qua Non tasting tonight (those are the wines, pictured above) we’ve been very busy researching the estate and the wines (I say ‘we’, but really I mean ‘Mark’). In the course of this it’s become pretty clear that there isn’t much detail freely available out there at [...]
by Ben Greene. Published August 7th, 2012.
Here at robersonwine.com we spend a lot of time trying to make using our site as pleasingly straightforward as possible. But ours is not the only way. Across the Channel the French have turned the style-is-all website into a fine art. And the crème de la crème of these Masters of Flash are the Champagne [...]
by Ben Greene. Published August 2nd, 2012.
Bought a wine from us you particularly liked (or hated) and feeling the urge to tell the world about it? Well from today, you can. Following popular demand, you can now (as well as being able to recommend wines directly from the site by email, on Twitter, Facebook or Google Plus) add a review to [...]
by Ben Greene. Published April 4th, 2012.
Better late than never, I thought I’d post links to some excellent articles covering our recent tasting of Cult Californian wines on the 1st of March. Both Jamie Goode on Wine Anorak and over on his blog and Richard Hemming on Jancis Robinson’s site agree it was an interesting tasting, but, as you might expect, [...]
by Ben Greene. Published July 29th, 2011.
If you’re one of the many people who enjoyed Cliff’s Christmas Single last year then it’s your lucky day. A rummage through the archives today turned up Cliff and the Mothers’ 2007 Christmas Song, which was long thought lost. Download the song now (right click and choose ‘Save target as’, ‘Download linked file’ or similar) [...]
by Ben Greene. Published January 5th, 2011.
Welcome back everybody and a Happy New Year to all our customers. As you are no doubt aware, the rate of V.A.T. has now gone up to 20%. However, our prices will remain unchanged until the end of the month, so there’s a good reason to do some January stocking up. Look out for the [...]
by Ben Greene. Published November 24th, 2010.
With Christmas fast approaching and the whole world wondering which X-Factor contender will make it to number one, it’s as well to remind ourselves that there are alternatives to today’s generic pop stars out there. One such artist is Mr Cliff Roberson himself, who this year has released a rap based on his life in [...]
by Ben Greene. Published June 17th, 2010.
As the 1980s drew to a close, Jive Bunny were topping the charts and the England team were stumbling to qualify for Italia ‘90, but Chateau owners and drinkers alike could look back fondly at a decade that had given them more top quality Bordeaux vintages than most others in the 20th century. After a [...]
by Ben Greene. Published March 18th, 2010.
by Ben Greene. Published October 16th, 2009.
Last night’s Echezeaux tasting contained some fascinating wines, everybody seemed to enjoy themselves, and we were very lucky to be joined by various luminaries from the wine world. Here shop manager and tall cameraman Joe talks through the wines, good and bad with Jancis Robinson MW.