Tyrol
Published:  04 May, 2007

Ian Macleod employees are off to Tyrol in Austria to compete in the inaugural Tyrolean Highland Games. Mary Mackie, Antony McCallum-Caron, Keith Murdoch, Linda Burt and John Glass will join teamsfrom around the world in tug-o-war and tossing the caber, as well as less familiar disciplines such as cask rolling and egg throwing. Retail buyers would testify that suppliers are pretty good at the latter , and even better at throwing toys out of prams.

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Talking terroir

When Bordeaux was in fashion, it seemed almost logical that we should fetishise winemakers. Here were people responsible for brilliant acts of blending, across large estates and multiple grape varieties, including superstars such as cabernet sauvignon and merlot. These days, fashion has moved on and pinot noir is ascendant. As a result, the star of the winemaker has fallen and we find ourselves following a new star in the sky: terroir.

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