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Big can be beautiful
Wine News

jue 1 ago 2019

Big can be beautiful

Today it can feel like much of the focus is on seeking out small, boutique producers. While it’s undoubtedly great to discover a tiny, niche producer, this shouldn’t be mutually exclusive with enjoying their polar opposite.

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Judge profile: Xavier Rousset MS
Wine News

jue 1 ago 2019

Judge profile: Xavier Rousset MS

Xavier Rousset MS is a restaurateur, entrepreneur and award-winning sommelier

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IWSC announces 2019 spirits results showing the new spirit trends to watch
Spirit News

mié 31 jul 2019

IWSC announces 2019 spirits results showing the new spirit trends to watch

On 30 July, the Worshipful Company of Distillers and the IWSC hosted their 12th Annual Spirits Tasting in London

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The world of co-operatives
Wine News

mié 31 jul 2019

The world of co-operatives

If you're a small wine producer from a classic region and want to carry on the family tradition but already have a full-time job, one attractive and immensely practical solution is to join the local winemaking co-operative.

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Spirits Communicator shortlist: The Three Drinkers
Spirit News

vie 26 jul 2019

Spirits Communicator shortlist: The Three Drinkers

Colin Hampden-White, Aidy Smith and Helena Nicklin are a trio of drinks writers and presenters

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Spirits Communicator shortlist: Ryan Chetiyawardana (Mr Lyan)
Spirit News

jue 25 jul 2019

Spirits Communicator shortlist: Ryan Chetiyawardana (Mr Lyan)

Cocktail bartender Ryan Chetiyawardana, aka Mr Lyan, has been involved in some of the world’s best bars for over 15 years

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Albariño – the perfect summer drink
Wine News

jue 25 jul 2019

Albariño – the perfect summer drink

The very fashionable Albariño has a number of similarities with Pinot Grigio and Sauvignon Blanc: its popularity on retail shelves, its flavour profile, and it’s also great value for money.

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Spirits Communicator shortlist: George Restrepo
Spirit News

mié 24 jul 2019

Spirits Communicator shortlist: George Restrepo

George Restrepo is a Columbian publicist, photographer, bartender, and co-founder of the largest Spanish spirits and mixology platform, Coctelería Creativa

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The undervalued red Rioja
Wine News

mié 24 jul 2019

The undervalued red Rioja

When talking about ageworthy wines from classic regions, Bordeaux, Rhone, Burgundy and California come to mind, and rightly so. But one wine which always seems to be forgotten is Rioja.

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Spirits Communicator shortlist: Arthur Nägele
Spirit News

mar 23 jul 2019

Spirits Communicator shortlist: Arthur Nägele

Swiss spirits educator Arthur Nägele has been working in the industry for 15 years as a judge, presenter and educator

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