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. Laura Clay

    Olivier Dauga – Le Faiseur de Vin

    By Laura Clay
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    Winemaker, consultant and wearer of natty shirts, Olivier Dauga, is a firm believer and advocate of sustainability and organic farming. Much of his work is based in and around Bordeaux with Univitis although his own property, Foncadaure, is further south in Roussillon and he consults for Vignerons Catalans, too. I have always been impressed with the wines in which Olivier has had a hand – http://www.bywine.co.uk/blogs/olivier-dauga-the-maker-of-wine/ A recent tasting with Olivier focussing particularly on the sustainability side of his work confirmed and vindicated my opinion....
  2. Laura Clay

    The Drinking Woman’s Diet by Wendy Narby

    By Laura Clay
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    I don’t do self-help books but when I find my will-power has sunk to an all-time low, my weight risen to an all-time high, and that the self-help book which landed on my doormat was written for people who like to drink alcohol (too) frequently and written by a dear friend and AWE member into the bargain, it’s time to put aside my prejudices. The friend in question is, fittingly, infuriatingly, the picture of gorgeous good health – slim, toned, bright-eyed and shiny-haired. She works...