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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#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. Steve Hovington

    German Wine Academy Day 2 – Riesling rocks and new discoveries

    By Steve Hovington
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    Surrounded by immaculately tended vineyards and with the brooding Haardt mountains looking down from the west, the Weincampus Neustadt made a wonderful location for two days of seminars and tastings courtesy of the German Wine Institute. Day one started with a fascinating and thought provoking lecture by Professor. Dr.Ulrich Fischer on the impact of terroir and winemaking on German Riesling styles. We tasted seven wines from different regions and soils, all in the €10-15 bracket, from the excellent 2015 vintage and with no MLF or...
  2. Vivienne Franks

    German Wine Academy Day 3 – Sexy Sekt and Silky Silvaner

    By Vivienne Franks
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    German Wine Academy Day 2 – Sexy Sekt and Silky Silvaner Premium Sekt – The next big thing? Another early start at the German Wine Academy, what better way to refresh the palate than with a fascinating lecture by Romana Echensperger MW and a truly interesting tasting of a dozen ‘Traditional Method’ Sekts? Half of Germany’s Premium Sekt is made from Riesling, 30% from Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier and 20% from other aromatic varietals. Like the ‘Champagne’ grapes, Riesling has a...