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Bottles for candles

by Christopher Fielden

Posted: 05 Jul 2013 @ 12:02

ANYONE who reads this column regularly will realise that there are certain subjects that I shy away from - and one of them is Italian wines. It is not that I haven't visited the vineyards: my first visit to the country was more than 50 years ago. A friend and I drove in an A40 van across the Alps, to the Italian Riviera. The strains of "Volare" were in the air, and I decided that there was nothing worse than a bad bottle of Italian wine. At that time, every coffee-bar had candles ...

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