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The Julian Brind Memorial Trophy for Outstanding Achievement in the Wine Industry shortlist: Sula Richardson

Sula Richardson works at food and drink communications agency Phipps Relations

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The Julian Brind Memorial Trophy for Outstanding Achievement in the Wine Industry shortlist: Tom Surgey

Tom Surgey is the Sales & Business Development Director for English winery Ridgeview

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Judge profile: Danny Cameron

Danny Cameron is a wine consultant specialising in Portuguese wines

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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

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

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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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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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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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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

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

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