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All About Eve and Eva

Eve Arnold and Eva Zeisel had more than a name in common. Pioneering achievements by both artists spanned much of the 20th century and both women achieved firsts in their respective fields. Eve Arnold, who died aged 99 on the 4 of January 2012, was one of the first female photographers to join the Magnum photographic agency in 1957. Eva Zeisel, ceramics designer, who died on 30 December 2011 aged

Marilyn Merlot – glamour in a glass

by Shane Dunning, Woodwinters  Each year on 1 June sees the release of the new vintage of the fabulously titled Marilyn Merlot from California's Napa Valley.  For those of you who have seen the film Sideways where the main character has a merlot related melt-down, you might be aware that it has become quite trendy to be disparaging of merlot  dominant wines. So with that in mind I thought it would