Newsletters

Below are the newsletters produced by the AWE. These are primarily intended for members and the wine trade, but anyone is welcome to download them.

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#49
Spring 2018
News on trips to Jerez and Colli Berici; notes on a VDP Grosses Gewaches Tasting and the delights of Pignoletto plus much more.


#48
Summer 2017
Updates from Ribera del Duero, Soave and Alentejo; Taittinger’s arrival on English soil; Volcanic wines and more.


#47
Winter 2016/17
Bonsai Wines, Wine Vision, Working with a Pest, Wine Fraud, Book Reviews and more.


#46
Summer 2016
Franciacorta, Loire, Albania, Santa Maria La Palma, Werribee and Salina plus more.


#45
Winter 15/16
Swedish Whisky, Anteprima Amarone, News from South Africa, Portugal and Australia plus more.


#44
Summer 2015
Romania, Auberge du Vin, several reports from an AWE trip to Alsace plus more.


#43
Spring 2015
Tasting Texas, Lecturing at Sea, plus news from Plumpton College and more.

#42
Winter 2014
En rama, Lanzarote, German Pinots, Music and Wine, Friuli, German Riesling and more.

#41
Summer 2014
Italian Rosé competition, AWE AGM at London Cru, Oaked Sauvignon, Timorasso, Cahors Malbec plus more.


#40
Spring 2014
In depth on Portugal, plus news on Ribera del Duero, Georgia, Alsace and the Jura.


#39
Winter 2013
Bordeaux vintage report and Sociando Mallet plus a trip report from Chablis. Also articles on Le Marche, Vintage Port and the IWSC.
 


#38
Summer 2013
Trip report and news from Vinho Verde, plus news on Hunter Valley, Rioja, Alsace, Virginia, rare grapes and Sake.
 


 

#37
Spring 2013
News from Amarone, Real Wine Month and a Château Cheval Blanc tasting. Plus how to make great Champagne, wild vines and the lowdown on Santorini.
 


 

#36
Winter 2012
In depth news from South Africa, looking at green credentials, Chenin Blanc and Rising Stars. Also news on Champagne, Alsace, Sicily, Greece and Burma.
 


  1. Heather Dougherty

    To boldly go? The wines of Yealands Estate

    By Heather Dougherty
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    Chief winemaker at Yealands, Natalie Christensen, was in London last week to show off the Awatere estate’s new releases, having just caught up with her extended family in Denmark. Yealands has made a name for itself as a maker of a grown-up style of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc – and it still does that. But the focus here was broader, showing their full range of whites including Pinot Gris, Grüner Veltliner, Gewürztraminer and Riesling, as well as a handful of Pinot Noirs. And why “to boldly...
  2. Paul Quinn

    Ramos Pinto with Ana Rato

    By Paul Quinn
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    Ana Rato winemaker from Ramos Pinto presented a tasting of Port’s and wines at Storrs Hall near Windermere to Sommeliers and invited quests. We were introduced to Adriano Reserva White Port that Ana showed as an aperitif mixed with tonic, ice and mint, this was very refreshing. We then moved onto the main tasting, mentioning that all of the port’s that will be shown today have been in lagar with 4 day’s treading by feet. Most of the Brandy that fortifies these ports is from...