It must be a daydream of many people in the UK to own a vineyard somewhere sunny, particularly when the rain is pelting down outside. The ideal of lounging around on the porch, watching the grapes


As we came in to land into Milan Malpensa airport, the lights of the suburbs looked idyllic. The plane glided in nearly on schedule. Sadly the – presumably trainee - pilot forgot to cut the engines


Fortunately, this is a historic headline. It was the lurid title of newspapers all over the world in the late 19th century. The botanists of Kew Gardens in London have quite a lot to answer for.


In the past 11 years bulk shipping of wine to bottling plants in the UK has exploded with an astonishing 50% of all wine sold in the UK now being bottled on British soil. Everyone is at it, even


One wonders what goes through the minds of an average tourist coming to Scotland. Like it or lump it we have an international reputation for about 5 things. We can haggle over the order they appear in



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