1. Heather Dougherty

    AWE member seminar 6 July

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    More details about this seminar, to be held at Senate House in London, and a booking form will be sent out via Andrea very soon, but in the meantime, please do hold 6 July in your diaries for: From 11am – sensory perception and wine tasting seminar, led by Professor...
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    The Champagne Academy celebrates 60 years

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    Last night at a dinner at The Lanesborough Hotel in London, The Champagne Academy celebrated its 60th anniversary and launched the 2016 programme of its annual Champagne Academy Course trip to Champagne in June. As in all previous years, the 2016 trip will provide a unique and in-depth Champagne education experience,...
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    The Great Riesling Tasting

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    Monday 16th May 2016 Lindley Hall, Elverton Street, London SW1P 2QW 10.30am – 7.30pm for trade visitors (public admitted from 5.30pm) Masterclasses, including at 2pm, our own Anne Krebiehl MW Wines from over 50 Riesling estates around the world More information and registration: www.greatrieslingtrade.eventbrite.co.uk
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    Fresh From France tasting 13th October

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    Another event in the packed Autumn tasting diary which might be of interest to AWE members. The 7th annual Fresh from France tasting takes place next Tuesday 13th October at 8 Northumberland Avenue, London, WC2N 5BY. The tasting will showcase a diverse and varied selection of French wines from small independent...
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    Crus Bourgeois 2013 selection tasting

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    I approached this tasting, on 24 September in London, with a little foreboding. I had not heard much positive news about the 2013 vintage in Bordeaux and feared being faced with a raft of green-tasting, thin wines. Either that or harshly extracted wines with oak in lieu of fruit. However,...
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    WSET alumni event 7 September

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    WSET is to host an event combining key industry speakers and a chance to network with colleagues from the wine industry. It will also be the launch of WSET’s revamped alumni program and is open and free to attend for all WSET Diploma holders. Where and when: Monday 7 September,...
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    100 AWEsome wines

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    Why 100 AWEsome Wines? Sometimes when you are faced with row upon row of enticing wines from faraway places and with meaningless names, a little bit of guidance can be helpful. Or if you are in a rut buying the same few wines every week and really want to try...