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Judge profile: Alex Hunt MW
Wine News

Qui 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
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Qua 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
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Seg 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
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Qui 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

Qua 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
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Qui 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
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Qua 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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Judge profile: Michelle Cherutti-Kowal MW
Wine News

Qua 19 Jun 2019

Judge profile: Michelle Cherutti-Kowal MW

Michelle Cherutti-Kowal MW is a consultant wine lecturer, writer and presenter, specialising in Italy, France, South Africa and North and South America

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Champagne leads French wine results with 18 Gold medals
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Ter 18 Jun 2019

Champagne leads French wine results with 18 Gold medals

The IWSC’s French wine results have been announced today, with a raft of Gold medals awarded to producers throughout the country

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Gold medals awarded to a diverse variety of Italian wines
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Ter 18 Jun 2019

Gold medals awarded to a diverse variety of Italian wines

Italy remains one of the most consistently exciting wine countries, with this year’s winners spread throughout the country

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