1. Heather Dougherty

    Australian Wine Discovered

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    Wine Australia will be launching Australian Wine Discovered, a great new resource for wine educators, in January. “Available free to teach all levels from beginner to advanced, the programme is packed with information, resources and tools to discover and share Australian wine. There will be 20+ education guides spanning key...
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    AWE boasts 3 new Accredited Rhône tutors

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    AWE members Heather Dougherty, Patricia Stefanowicz MW and Gilbert Winfield are now Accredited Rhône wine tutors. Having spent four days in the region visiting producers and attending classroom lectures, they then went on to pass a tasting and theory exam in order to gain their accreditation. InterRhône, the body which...
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    Australian Alternative Varieties Tasting

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    Members of AWE are invited to register for Wine Australia’s Alternative Varieties Tasting on Wednesday 28 June 2017. Over the last two decades, there’s been a surge in plantings of alternative varieties. Mediterranean varieties like Fiano and Tempranillo as well as more unusual varieties like Assyrtiko and Saperavi are finding...
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    Masterclass celebrating 20 years of Château Haut Condissas

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    AWE members are invited to attend a masterclass to mark the twentieth anniversary of the commercialisation of Domaines Rollan de By’s super-premium wine Château Haut Condissas, AOC Médoc. This “Haute Couture” wine is produced by applying meticulous viticultural and winemaking techniques. At a number of international blind tastings, the wine...