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Two scholarships awarded at WSET Awards

24 January 2017

Congratulations to Mary Wright and Cecilia Gibbons who received scholarships at the WSET annual Awards & Graduation...

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All About Rosé

27 July 2016

Rosé has long been a warm-weather favourite but the perception of it is changing, as consumers seek out styles that match well with food and offer a certain level of quality and sophistication...

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Talking Aussie Pinot Noir with Giant Steps & William Downie

04 July 2016

David Gleave MW discusses the latest developments with two of the Yarra Valley's best producers...

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Barolo 2012: "Look at individual producers rather than the vintage in general"

13 June 2016

David Gleave MW takes a look at the 2012 vintage in Barolo, comparing the wines with the 2011s and considering how they will age...

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30 years of Pieropan Calvarino and La Rocca

09 May 2016

Brand manager Patrizia Baldini compares Pieropan's two single vineyard Soaves, following a vertical tasting back to the 1986 vintage...

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Vinitaly: First Impressions

27 April 2016

Wine buyer Jennifer Docherty MW looks back on her first visit to the Vinitaly international trade fair...

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2015: A star year for Italian reds

05 January 2016

David Gleave MW shares his notes on the 2015 vintage across Italy, which proved to be a year where the reds stand out from north to south...

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35 Years of Grosset Riesling

09 November 2015

Tori Eeles, head of brand management, discusses the 2015 Grosset Rieslings – which for Polish Hill and Springvale mark the 35th vintage of these wines...

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A dozen vintages of Ata Rangi Pinot Noir

01 October 2015

Gerry Gunnigan: "We hosted another really special tasting event yesterday as Clive Paton and Helen Masters of the great Ata Rangi estate in Martinborough, New Zealand presented a vertical tasting of 12 vintages of their flagship Pinot Noir..."

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Why Australian Grenache is a winner

01 September 2015

David Gleave MW considers the resurgence of Australian Grenache...

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Five Wild years with Greywacke

18 June 2015

Gerry Gunnigan: "It was a pleasure to welcome Kevin and Kimberley Judd, along with their son Alex, back to Ireland today. They were in Dublin to present Five Wild Years, a vertical tasting of five vintages of Greywacke Wild Sauvignon..."

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Devaux: Masters in the art of blending

17 June 2015

Gerry Gunnigan: "Sometimes when it comes to wine, we get caught up in the notion that single source is better. Single grape variety, single vineyard, single cuvée, single vintage, etc..."