London, Oxford, Central Otago....
Importing Rhone & Languedoc wines in London at Mistral Wines.
Too many to mention, too few to omit.
Nick Mills, my parents, (almost) everyone I've ever worked with. Jilly Cooper.
Dog - Pipette (The Wine Thief), died this year.
Oh God, depends on the island and the weather. And the accompanying soundtrack. A killer Manzanilla and some charcuterie from one of the island's resident pigs would probably be hard to beat.
Nick Mills, Sylvia Pankhurst, Graham Norton, Winston Churchill, Carol Ann Duffy.
Landing myself a fantastic husband, somehow managing to produce two amazing children.
lower excise rates. And a resurgence of independent wine merchants.
Commuting on the Tube, drinking NZ Pinot every evening, wondering who the fabulous people were who created such vinous gems.
Isn't that one of the things, like beauty, that lies in the eye of the beholder?
Not for nothing does my husband call me "Dumpling"
I seem to be surprising everyone in Wanaka who discovers that I'm word perfect on One Direction's first album. I have a 4-year old son who is obsessed with them, she hastens to add.
Sleep in, lie in bed and finish my fantastic book ("To End All Wars"), have a leisurely lunch in town then get into the garden, Riesling close to hand.
FB: Rippon Vineyard / The Rippon Hall