Sample Policy

SAMPLE POLICY

Samples, unsurprisingly, are always welcome. Should you be interested in sending something, please contact me over the contact form.

Wines and Spirits

If you send me bottles I will certainly taste them following the guidelines I have set out above. If I find your wine or spirit particularly compelling, chances are very good that I will write about it at some time in the future either on this blog or elsewhere – but there is no guarantee of that. Should I find your wine or spirit uninspiring, however, there is very little chance I will write something bad about it, despite the name of this blog. I will also be more than happy to send the results of my tasting to you, in the form of detailed notes, should you so desire.

Books and other Publications

I have a huge library of wine books and I love to read new ones. But be warned! I am far more likely to write a negative review of a book that I actively dislike than I am for a wine. And I am likely to sing the praises of a good book for years to come.