When Christian Eedes proposed, I should have said yes. It was in the honeymoon period of his brief but merry career as editor of WINE magazine and hysteria about the pronouncements of the blind tasting panels at WINE was reaching a cyclical fever pitch. The occasion was towards the end of a boozy lunch at Magica Roma in Pinelands and the offer was to join him on a tasting panel with a leveled headed person like Christine Rudman as referee. A panel of three makes arithmetic easy and as Christian and I have a habit of disagreeing on the merits of particular wines, there are sure to be at least two options for punters who rely on tasting panels to beat a path through the overgrown forest of brands.

Christian, Roland and Jeanri-Tine

Christian, Roland and Jeanri-Tine

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When Christian Eedes proposed, I should have said yes. It was in the honeymoon period of his brief but merry career as editor of WINE magazine and hysteria about the pronouncements of the blind tasti

 

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