Question: I reference often your useful Vintage Card of The International Wine & Food Society but can’t find any information on the website about the origins of it. Would you please help me?
Answer: Yes the IWFS was started back in 1933 – some 85 years ago. Founder Andre Simon in his excellent last book “In the Twilight” has a chapter on the origins of these Vintage Charts by him and A.J.A. Symons. An interesting read and perhaps the Society can post some of this background on their fine website. Here is an excerpt of it:
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