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Italy two billion bottles down for 2017 vintage

25 October 2017

David Gleave MW comments on the 2017 vintage in Italy, the smallest vintage since 1947...

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The Vermouth Renaissance

19 October 2017

Over the last year food and beverage trendspotters have declared that vermouth is no longer the drink of an old, bygone era - vermouth is experiencing a renaissance. Join the renaissance - check out Liberty Wines' vermouth picks and recipes.

A Mano 2017 Vintage List

Vintage report - A Mano, Puglia

14 September 2017

The 2017 vintage is Mark Shannon and Elvezia Sbalchiero's 20th for A Mano and looking great for both red and white varieties...

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Matt Thomson: 50 vintages and counting...

20 June 2017

As one of the most successful ‘flying’ consultant winemakers, Matt has worked the vintage in both the northern and southern hemispheres for over 25 years. The 2016 harvest in Europe marked his 50th vintage!...

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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...