Dates for your diary

25 July, 2008

July 28 Wine Tasting and Dinner, with little-known grape varieties, Restaurant Serge

(above Brel), Glasgow (0141 342 4966)

July 30 Eclectic Fine Wine Rarities Dinner, Fine Wine Experience, London (

July 31 Classic Wines of France,

Sussex Wine Company, Eastbourne (01323 431143/

Aug 2-25 Wine in the City, daily wine and whisky tastings,


Edinburgh Festival, Edinburgh Wine School (0131 4774 565/edin

Aug 5-9 The Great British Beer Festival 2008, Earls Court, London (

Aug 13 Discover the Wines of Australia, Newcastle Wine School, Jesmond, Newcastle

upon Tyne NE2 2DQ (0191 281 8045/

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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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