The Champagne Academy celebrates 60 years

  1. Heather Dougherty

    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,...
  2. Linda Simpson

    Exeter Festival of Food & Drink

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    22 – 24th April 2016 The Festival is an annual event held in the courtyard of Exeter Castle and the surrounding Northernhay Gardens, right in the centre of Exeter. Taking place over three days, the Festival also includes two evening Festival After Dark Events featuring live music, wine tasting, chef...
  3. Laura Clay

    Benevolent Quiz

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    AWE is putting a team in for the Benevolent Quiz on 12th April to help raise funds for our trade charity. Last year we did very well coming in 2nd place, but, of course, winning is of no importance whatsoever, it’s the taking part and having fun which counts. Mostly....
  4. Keith Grainger

    New Book by Keith Grainger and Hazel Tattersall

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      Keith Grainger and Hazel Tattersall’s new book ‘Wine Production and Quality – 2nd Edition’ has just been published by Wiley.  The work is in hardback format, and also available as an e-book.  This comprehensive guide explores the techniques of wine production in the vineyard and winery, and considers their impact...
  5. Heather Dougherty

    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
  6. Linda Simpson

    Wines from Spain Tasting

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    27TH ANNUAL WINES FROM SPAIN TRADE FAIR 2016   Thursday 14 April 2016 10.30am – 6pm (early access for press at 9.30am)     Tobacco Dock, 50 Porters Walk, Wapping, London E1W 2SF   The 27th Annual Wines from Spain Trade Fair will take place on Thursday 14 April 2016 at...
  7. Laura Clay

    AWE At Love Wine Festival

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    AWE will be exhibiting at Love Wine at the Hotel du Vin in Birmingham on 7th November. Showing a range of wines selected from the 100 AWESOME Wines brochure, Heather Dougherty and Linda Simpson will be guiding visitors on how to taste and  introducing them to the AWE and its...
  8. Laura Clay

    Contemporary Wine Studies With A Difference

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    AWE member, Professor Gareth Morgan along with his colleague Richard Tresidder, have published a fascinating book which looks at wine in a social context giving the reader the incentive to think about the part wine plays in the world today. Its double title, Contemporary Wine Studies: Dancing with Bacchus illustrates...
  9. Heather Dougherty

    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...