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This week, Merryn and John talk Donald Trump, the G7 and protectionism; also, Italy and the increasingly widespread desire to reboot civilisation; and does the "bloodbath on the high street" mean it's time to split up Amazon?

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The beginning of June marks the moment when Matthew Jukes slips into more unoaked than oaked whites, flagons of rosé, and reds that must have a chillable side to their character. Here, he picks a sextet of epic summer wines from Loire specialist Haynes Hanson & Clark – three Loire wines, a Sicilian white, a Provençal rose and a very surprising Corbières.

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