• A wine goes in my mouth, and I just see it. I see it in three dimensions. The textures. The flavours. The smells. They jump out at me. When I put my nose in a glass, it's like tunnel vision. I move into another world, where everything around me is gone, and every bit of mental energy is focused on that wine.

    "Vintage year? Not till the Nose says so". Interview with Stuart Jeffries, Novemebr 19, 2000.