1. Heather Dougherty

    AWE boasts 3 new Accredited Rhône tutors

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    AWE members Heather Dougherty, Patricia Stefanowicz MW and Gilbert Winfield are now Accredited Rhône wine tutors. Having spent four days in the region visiting producers and attending classroom lectures, they then went on to pass a tasting and theory exam in order to gain their accreditation. InterRhône, the body which...
  2. Heather Dougherty

    Educators go back to school

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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...
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    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...