1. Vital Signs
    Posted On: May 24th, 2015

    Vital Signs

    After a recent bout of insomnia, in the early hours of the morning with the glow of my Kindle tempting me to download something new I stumbled on "I Blame Morrissey" by Jamie Jones. So far so good, it’s always reassuring reading another music obsessive's take on the 1990s indie bands. For me, it started […]
  2. Glorious Château Grillet
    Posted On: April 6th, 2011

    Glorious Château Grillet

    Last month we received the sad news that Isabelle Barantin had finally succumbed to the circling sharks and sold the iconic monopole vineyard of Château Grillet to François Pinault of Château Latour. I spoke to Isabelle on the phone shortly afterwards and made the mistake of congratulating her on the sale - the property had […]
  3. Stand up for SITT
    Posted On: February 28th, 2011

    Stand up for SITT

    The start of our trade event season for 2011 began this week with our hosting a stand at The Specialist Importers Trade Tasting event (SITT) 2011 in Manchester (Monday) and London (Wednesday). We have worked at this event for the past couple of years and watched it grow into an already much talked about interesting […]
  4. Rhône Reconnaissance (Day 4)
    Posted On: November 9th, 2010

    Rhône Reconnaissance (Day 4)

    It’s our final day in the Rhône valley and we are beginning to flag a little as we wend our way out of Orange once again at 8.30am. We’ve long since given up trying to convince friends and family that tasting wine is an arduous task, but you can have too much of a good thing. We […]
  5. Big in Poitiers
    Posted On: September 8th, 2010

    Big in Poitiers

    A few years ago I had the good fortune to be introduced to the artist Glen Baxter after a rather long lunch (me not him) at the Academy Club in Soho. I am sure I gushed on at length about what a great admirer of his work I am but fortunately Glen has a tolerant […]
  6. Aromatherapy
    Posted On: September 2nd, 2010


    Here at Yapp Brothers we love our staff tastings but it is sometimes, in these days of multi-tasking and role covering, quite difficult to muster a respectable turn out. However last Friday was one opportunity when most of the Yapp team were present in Mere, so we made full use of the time to further […]

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