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David Gleave MW's Trip to Slovenia

28 August 2018

David Gleave MW shares his thoughts on the Goriška Brda region in Slovenia....

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"Screwcaps are the obvious choice"

17 August 2018

Bob Campbell MW investigates which closure stands up to the extreme temperatures wine face when shipped...

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In memory of Nino Pieropan

13 April 2018

Remembering our friend, Leonildo Pieropan, who died on 13 April 2018, aged 71...

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Fairview's Anthony de Jager on the future of South African wine

01 February 2018

Anthony de Jager is Head Winemaker at Fairview in Paarl. Fairview is one of South Africa's oldest estates with vines planted here as early as 1699. Anthony is a born and bred South African and talks to us about his winemaking experiences, what's on the horizon for South African winemakers and wine matches with Fairview's very own goats cheese!

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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.

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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...


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...