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Albariño – the perfect summer drink
Wine News

Thu 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

Wed 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

Wed 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

Tue 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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Touriga Nacional, a great alternative to Cabernet Sauvignon
Wine News

Thu 18 Jul 2019

Touriga Nacional, a great alternative to Cabernet Sauvignon

The king of Douro, Touriga Nacional, is probably the key ingredient in top Vintage Port, and more recently it’s being used to produce some top-notch table wines.

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Judge profile: Nick Oakley
Wine News

Thu 18 Jul 2019

Judge profile: Nick Oakley

Nick Oakley is director of Oakley Wine Agencies, a leading specialist in Portuguese and Spanish wine

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Portugal’s underrated whites
Wine News

Wed 17 Jul 2019

Portugal’s underrated whites

When talking about Portuguese wines, a couple of things come to mind: for reds, Port and the big and chunky offerings from the Douro.

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Misunderstood Madeira
Wine News

Tue 16 Jul 2019

Misunderstood Madeira

Madeira is one of the world’s most underrated and misunderstood wines. Christelle Guibert puts forward her case on why we should be drinking it more.

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Future 50 judging takes place in London
IWSC News

Mon 15 Jul 2019

Future 50 judging takes place in London

A team of industry experts have produced the final list of 50 future influencers in the global drinks industry

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Christelle Guibert appointed CEO Fine Wines & Spirits of The Conversion Group
IWSC News

Thu 11 Jul 2019

Christelle Guibert appointed CEO Fine Wines & Spirits of The Conversion Group

The Conversion Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Christelle Guibert to the newly created position of Chief Executive Officer, Fine Wines and Spirits

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