Communication's completed a huge curve of development and returned to a medium that drives brevity and encourages short cuts, leaving little room for chatty content. That said, it's become an art from that's produced some classic tweets that come close to Hemingway's famous, poignant six-word story: "Baby shoes for sale, never worn."
A night in a five star hotel in New York followed by a day of frantic shopping in Macys, Bloomingdales, Saks Fifth Avenue, Tiffany & Co, FAO Schwarz, then two first class tickets to Barbados. If you could sum up my dream weekend trip this would be it... except, I'm not in Barbados, I'm in Ireland and the only shopping I did this week was for two bumper packs of nappies in Tesco.
Today the Wine Investment Association was launched at Mazars, with the publication of its draft Code of Practice to both trade members and press and the commencement of a consultation period to ensure future members and the community can contribute and help shape standards and procedures to provide investors in fine wine with much greater security.