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Top wines of Spain and Portugal unveiled in latest IWSC results announcement
Wine News

vie 5 jul 2019

Top wines of Spain and Portugal unveiled in latest IWSC results announcement

The latest wine results of the IWSC 2019 have been announced, awarding the very best wines in Spain and Portugal

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Riesling outside Germany
Wine News

jue 4 jul 2019

Riesling outside Germany

Riesling’s historic and cultural links to Germany mean that for many drinkers the two are indelibly linked. However, its remarkable virtues as a terroir-sensitive grape mean it has been enthusiastically adopted in other climatically-suited areas of the world.

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O-I helps IWSC celebrate 50 years with special bottle for special whisky
Spirit News

jue 4 jul 2019

O-I helps IWSC celebrate 50 years with special bottle for special whisky

The IWSC is to partner with O-I, the world’s leading glassmaker, to create a commemorative bottle to celebrate the competition’s 50th anniversary

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Judge profile: Alex Hunt MW
Wine News

jue 4 jul 2019

Judge profile: Alex Hunt MW

Alex joined the wine trade as a van driver for Oddbins while studying Philosophy and Psychology at the University of Oxford

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31 days of German Riesling
Wine News

mié 3 jul 2019

31 days of German Riesling

Riesling, perhaps the wine trade’s favourite grape variety, is under the spotlight this month with the increasingly popular nationwide campaign - 31 days of Riesling – running from 1st to 31 July.

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The best of English rosés
Wine News

lun 1 jul 2019

The best of English rosés

To celebrate the success of English rosé, we’ve handpicked a range of exquisite award-winning tipples to complement the warmer weather as we head into summer

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Assyrtiko, an alternative to Chablis
Wine News

jue 27 jun 2019

Assyrtiko, an alternative to Chablis

Clean, pure styles of wine with steely minerality are very much in vogue, and classic wines such as Chablis have certainly benefitted.

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Perfect picnic wines
Wine News

mié 26 jun 2019

Perfect picnic wines

As the summer holiday season kicks off all over Europe and the weather warms up, the opportunity to dine al fresco is difficult to pass up.

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The other side of Prosecco
Wine News

jue 20 jun 2019

The other side of Prosecco

The nation seems to be obsessed with Prosecco, the Italian sparkling made in Veneto from the Glera grape variety, better known by most people as the Prosecco grape.

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Provence, rosé's spiritual home
Wine News

mié 19 jun 2019

Provence, rosé's spiritual home

What could be more appropriate than celebrating the longest day of the year and the start of the British summer than with a spotlight on rosé's home: Provence

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