1. Heather Dougherty

    Educators go back to school

    By Heather Dougherty
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    Wine educators like nothing better than going back to school, so our session at the Ecole des Vins in Avignon on our first morning made for a fine start to our trip to the southern Rhône. Oenologist Mathilde Ficty led us through a wealth of information about the region that...
  2. Heather Dougherty

    Australia Day Tastings

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    Australia Day Tasting 2018 Members of AWE are invited to register for Wine Australia’s Australia Day Tasting in January 2018. It’s the largest trade tasting of Australian wine outside Australia and it takes place in London, Edinburgh and Dublin. Across the three tastings, there will be 1200 wines from 245...
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    Australian Alternative Varieties Tasting

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    Members of AWE are invited to register for Wine Australia’s Alternative Varieties Tasting on Wednesday 28 June 2017. Over the last two decades, there’s been a surge in plantings of alternative varieties. Mediterranean varieties like Fiano and Tempranillo as well as more unusual varieties like Assyrtiko and Saperavi are finding...