The Flying Dutchman and the Mad Englishman have known each other for more than 15 years. During that time the Flying Dutchman has learnt a lot about wine
recently earning a diploma from WSET (kind of a CFA for wine, and the entry-
level qualification for becoming a Master of Wine - for which the only
financial industry equivalent must be having a multi-billion dollar fund named
after you!). He now spends some of his spare time teaching wine to sommeliers
and other wine experts for Berry Bros in Hong Kong.
During that same time, the Mad Englishman drank a lot of beer and developed
a bit of a belly in the process. In 2012, they started sending each other emails in the hope that a little knowledge would help convert the Englishman from beer to Bordeaux in the hope that his belly will disappear. At the end of 2012, they published this collection of emails here:
In 2013, they started again...