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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 can be discovered here. He is also bringing to life the adventures of Archibald Monks (MW) in a collection of wine fiction novellas.

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