Blog: Olly WehringOne for the 'plus' column

Olly Wehring | 5 February 2007

As I tell you often enough, dear reader, it’s a tough life we lead here at just-drinks. Those hot exclusives don’t write themselves, you know? And who do you think handles the PR folk who don’t want to talk?

You'll forgive me, then, for also harping on about the odd occasion that comes along, when we get to enjoy the fruits of our labour. All in the name of balanced journalism, you understand.

This 1959 Château Lafite Rothschild - which I got to try last week at the Wine Evolution dinner in Paris - really was something special, I can tell you.

As I said, it’s a tough life.


BLOG

Pernod Ricard's Havanista remains poised to capitalise post-embargo

Spotted in Havana this week – a healthy stock of Pernod Ricard's Havanista rum. ...

BLOG

Does Oscar glory beckon for 'Mr Heineken'?

Alcohol always has a big presence at the Oscars, albeit mostly in a supporting role....

BLOG

Is pisco preparing to make some noise?

Business is booming at copper pot still makers Chalvignac - you can tell from the loud noise coming from its factory floor in the French town of Jarnac-Champagne. ...

BLOG

Heineken has eye on the (soccer) ball in US

Heineken is betting big on the long-term opportunity around soccer in the US. ...

just-drinks homepage



Forgot your password?