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  1. Bristol Foodies Festival

    It’s the Bristol Foodies Festival this Friday 26th to Sunday 28th June. Head along to the Wine & Champagne Theatre where you will be able to taste along with the AWE’s Laura Clay & Charles Metcalfe....
  2. Keith Grainger receives Gourmand Award

    AWE member, Keith Grainger was presented with the award for the Best Wine Education Book 1995-2014 at the Gourmand Awards Ceremony held in Yantai, in China’s Shandong province. His book ‘Wine Quality, Tasting and Selection’, was first...
  1. Laura Clay

    Launching 100 AWEsome Wines

    By Laura Clay
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    Today the AWE announces the launch of the 100 AWEsome Wines initiative – available in a handy A5 booklet and soon online on the AWE website. The aim is to help consumers get better value from the money they spend on wine.  100 wines have been personally selected by a number of AWE members and have been chosen based on two criteria – quality and value. Wine lovers can look up red or white wines in the price bracket they are interested in “under £10″ and...
  2. Marisa D'Vari

    Romania Trip 2015: Visit to Cramele Halewood

    By Marisa D'Vari
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    “Welcome,” says energetic Lorena Deaconu Stoian, Chief Winemaker at Cramele Halewood, who is pictured to the right. It is a beautiful sunny afternoon as Lorena welcomes us to the gorgeous manner house called “Conac” in Romania, near the Carpathian mountains, where we will experience their sparkling wine facility and spend the night. Halewood International was founded in 1978 by the late John E. Halewood, and rapidly grew to become the largest independent alcoholic drinks company in the UK.  In 1987 the company began importing wines...