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Welcome to the drinking well – a site dedicated to the wine and beverage musings of John Shearlock (AIWS)

John has been studying wine since 2006 when he began the WSET courses, and recently passed the Diploma with Merit. He moved from London to New Zealand at the start of 2013 and toured its various wine regions and drinks producers, the experiences of which will be documented soon in book form. He is also bringing to life the adventures of Archibald Monks (MW) in a collection of wine fiction novellas, the first of which will be titled Archibald Monks and the Case of Haut-Brion.

Please join him on his mission to discover all that is drinking well, and remember – life’s too short to drink bad wine.