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Natural and bio-dynamic wine

I recently came across a book titled “The Historic Hotels of Scotland” written by Wendy Arnold and published in 1988. The guide profiled thirty hotels that the author regarded as Scotland’s finest in 1988. One of the hotels, the author commented, had a “selection of wines, said by many to be the best in the north of Scotland”. That hotel was The Clifton at Nairn. I worked there in the early 1980’s and the wine list was a role call of all the great wine estates of France and Germany of that time with vintages stretching back to the 1960’s.The
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