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Anton Moiseenko

Anton Moiseenko has 78 articles published.

The Russian market in crisis

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The O2 lounge bar of Moscow’s Ritz-Carlton Hotel, overlooking the Kremlin, seems unusually empty on Friday night. One of the few patrons having a drink is Roman Gazin, Baron Philippe de Rothschild’s export area manager for Russia and Eastern Europe. He’s there to talk about the unprecedented crisis that’s playing havoc with Russia’s wine market.”

If Tim Atkin was Russian

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MOSCOW. Tim, I’ve been watching you and your friends for some time now and make no mistake: you seem to have problems with your so-called wine writing. You’re being snobbish. And sarcastic at times. Our State language experts proved it. Don’t expect that being snobbish will help you in Russia: our people rarely have enough…

Judging @CMB: tips & tricks

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Coming to judge the wine competition like the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles is fun for every kind of winelover. There are some things one should know before going for it for the first time. Or you’ll have to learn it the hard way.

Judge or die: how to survive the Concours Mondial

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This is, of course, a very personal view on the CMB “pro taster” after five years of judging at the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles. This is still work in progress. Since I am very interested in the wine judging psychology — would be cool to hear your comments on this. Part two in this series…

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