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23 August, 2007

Aug 27 Bank holiday

Sept 4 Benevolent golf day, RAC Epsom, Surrey (

Sept 9 Benevolent triathlon, Keynes Country Park, the Cotswold Water Park (

Sept 10 Boutinot Manchester roadshow tasting, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester (

Sept 10 Napa Valley seminar, Waterstone's, Piccadilly, London (; and

Napa Valley tasting, Hilton, Park Lane, London (

Sept 10 A Taste Of Languedoc - The New French Style, Donnington Valley Hotel & Spa, Newbury (

Sept 13 Venus Wine & Spirit Merchants Autumn Tasting, The Churchill, Hyatt Regency, London (

Sept 13 Annual Rhone Tasting 2001 Vintage, Vintners' Hall, London (

Sept 13 Exclusively - Tasting of Loire Wines, King John's House, Romsey (

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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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