Jeremy Pringle, a beloved friend of DRINKSTER and dear friend of many in the wine industry, died at the weekend. His parents, Merryl and Bruce, found him in his bed in his Brisbane flat. Jeremy was a very fine, crisp, accurate wine critic and the gentlest, most honest soul in the business.
His blog, which never made him a cent, was Wine Will Eat Itself.
Jeremy loved the writings of Aeschylus, perhaps unfairly regarded as the father of tragedy.
Merryl's clinging to the line “And even in our sleep, pain which cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, until in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom through the awful grace of God."
Goodnight good brother. You were a beauty. Sleep deep.
Chris Carpenter (left) and Jeremy at lunch at the Hickinbotham Clarendon Vineyard on the 17th July. That was our last one, dammit ... platecam snap by Philip White