1. Geoff Bolton

    One size fits all

    By Geoff Bolton
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    I first worked in a wine shop in 1970, helping out at Christmas time. As an impressionable young man, I found it fascinating enough to inspire a life-long interest. One of the things I remember was the different bottle sizes, something that would be inconceivable in today’s standardised world. I...
  2. Geoff Bolton

    Loire trip thoughts

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    AWE wine trip thoughts. I have just spent four days in the Loire wine region of France with five fellow wine-educators, three of whom are currently studying for their Master of Wine exams. We visited seven wine makers who gave us tours of the vineyards and wine-making facilities as well...
  3. Geoff Bolton

    The Dog’s Dog

    By Geoff Bolton
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    AWE members’ visit to Domalne de la Noblaie, Chinon. “This is how it should be!” claimed Dr Helen Savage as the group stood in the new winery, built in 2012, at Domaine de la Noblaie. Why? Perhaps because there was an authentic feel created by all the tanks, vats, chutes...