John Stimpfig

Wine & Champagne

The grape unknown

Small-batch, obscure wines are increasingly being championed by sommeliers – and often outperforming their better-known, more expensive peers. John Stimpfig reports. Illustration by Chris Burke
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John Corcoran

The executive chairman of data-centre provider Global Switch, whose portfolio is valued at £3.84bn, oversees strategy at its nine operations across Europe and Asia-Pacific
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Nathalie Dauriac-Stoebe

The founder and chief executive of the private banking and asset management company Signia Wealth currently manages funds in excess of £2bn for 93 clients worldwide
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Movers and winemakers

Members of Domaine de Bellevue’s innovative investors’ club are rewarded with exclusive reserves of its world-class wine. John Stimpfig reports on a little-known vineyard making a big impression
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Sherry amour

Retro cool and surprisingly good with food – so say the Andalusian tipple’s new wave of evangelists. It’s a trend ignited by a taste for tapas plus a bustle of bodega-style bars. John Stimpfig reports on the sherry renaissance
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Fine wine

A 20-year friendship between a watch impresario and his award-winning winemaker “consultant” has led to some remarkable vinous adventures
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