Farewell to a legend:

07 September, 2007

brewers, distillers, retailers and journalists are raising a glass this week to Michael Jackson, arguably the world's greatest beer critic, who has died aged 65. The self-styled Beer Hunter was also a renowned whisky writer and is remembered in our obituary on page 2.

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English wine: a happy harvest for Christmas

All across England and Wales, vineyards are being harvested. Down winding country lanes come armies of welly-wearing conscripts wielding secateurs and buckets, ready to reap the rewards of our vines. Happily they come, their cheeks ruddy with pride. Half an hour later they’re crawling over muddy clods with lacerated hands, drenched in claggy juice and cold sweat, as if ploughing through an endurance race.

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