1. Laura Clay

    AWE member writes Bordeaux book

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    Wendy Narby, AWE member based in Bordeaux has written a book about her specialist subject and her home territory. Called Bordeaux Bootcamp, it is a hugely informative introduction to the area, the AOC’s, the people and, of course , the wines, with maps and photos making it one of the most...
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    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...
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    Champagne Ambassador 2015

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    Comité Champagne has launched the Champagne Ambassador competition for 2015. AWE members  have had great success in the past providing the UK winner 6 out of the 10 times the competition has run, and twice an AWE member has won the European title. Why not fly the flag for AWE? What have...
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    The Benevolent Party

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    Have you got your tickets for The Roof Gardens Benevolent Party? I have. I’m interested to see how my feet will stand up to dancing, and my palate to drinking, until one in the morning after three days at LWF –  but I can’t wait to find out! I hope...
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    Anosmia Awareness Day

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    Today is Anosmia Awareness Day, a day to think about those people who suffer from a loss of sense of smell. It is something that we as wine professionals should be especially aware of. If you want to know more about this condition you can do so here http://www.cf.ac.uk/biosi/staffinfo/jacob/Anosmia/anosmia.html  and please take a...