AWE sponsored study trip to Alsace

  1. Hugo Read

    AWE sponsored study trip to Alsace

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    Several members of the AWE have recently returned from a study trip to Alsace, sponsored by CIVA (Conseil Interprofessionnel des Vins d’Alsace). The trip was led by AWE Council Member Helen Savage and was focused on visiting several producers over three solid days, covering all three types of producer; ie...
  2. Heather Dougherty

    WSET alumni event 7 September

    By Heather Dougherty
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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,...
  3. Linda Simpson

    Chile Tasting and Seminar

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    The Wine Society are hosting two tastings in London and Oxford. The Wines and Winemakers of South America – A walk about tasting 5.30 p.m. – 8.30 p.m. Seminar (optional) 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Oxford 7th September London 8th September Contact the Wine Society for more information and details...
  4. Stephen Rosser

    Bristol Foodies Festival

    By Stephen Rosser
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    It’s the Bristol Foodies Festival this Friday 26th to Sunday 28th June. Head along to the Wine & Champagne Theatre where you will be able to taste along with the AWE’s Laura Clay & Charles Metcalfe.                                          Laura will be your guide on wine tasting tours around Bordeaux and the South of France. Laura...
  5. Stephen Rosser

    Richard Mayson’s new Madeira Book

    By Stephen Rosser
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    AWE Member, and award winning wine writer, Richard Mayson, has just released his latest book, “Madeira. The Islands and their Wines.” In this book, Richard looks at the history of Madeira including tasting notes of Madeira wines going as far back as the eighteenth century. He also bring Madeira up to date with...
  6. Andrea Warren

    Keith Grainger receives Gourmand Award

    By Andrea Warren
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    AWE member, Keith Grainger was presented with the award for the Best Wine Education Book 1995-2014 at the Gourmand Awards Ceremony held in Yantai, in China’s Shandong province. His book ‘Wine Quality, Tasting and Selection’, was first published by Wiley in 2009.  The book, together with ‘Wine Production, Vine to Bottle’ (co-author...
  7. Laura Clay

    Launching 100 AWEsome Wines

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    Today the AWE announces the launch of the 100 AWEsome Wines initiative – available in a handy A5 booklet and soon online on the AWE website. The aim is to help consumers get better value from the money they spend on wine.  100 wines have been personally selected by a number...
  8. Stephen Rosser

    Romanian visit

    By Stephen Rosser
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    The Association of Wine Educators have just returned from their first visit to the vineyards of Romania. Our host were the Romanian Wine Growers, who represents several of the leading wine producers in Romania. Judging the positive reports from our members, this will hopefully be the first of many more...