Book Award for Hazel & Keith

  1. Andrea Warren

    Book Award for Hazel & Keith

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    THE BEST WINE BOOK IN THE WORLD FOR PROFESSIONALS IS ‘WINE PRODUCTION AND QUALITY’ BY KEITH GRAINGER AND HAZEL TATTERSALL The 22nd International Gourmand Awards were held at Yantai, in China’s Shandong province on 27th and 28th May. Wine, drinks, food and cook books from some 211 counties were entered...
  2. Lindsay Oram

    Dream Creation

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    Creation Wine Dinner High Timber Restaurant London Monday 5th September 2016 Carolyn and Jean–Claude Martin, both coming from winemaking families, clearly have wine in their blood. Carolyn was brought up in the South African Cape while Jean Claude originates from Switzerland. It was unsurprising a forgone conclusion, therefore, that they...
  3. Sarah Rowlands

    Bodega Chakana

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    By Sarah Rowlands, The Wine Diamond wine.diamonds Sept 2016 A wine tasting from a pioneering Argentinian winery that has moved from conventional through organic to biodynamic winemaking.  Arranged in conjunction with the Circle of Wine Writers and Planet Thirst, and given by Gabriel Bloise, winemaker and general manager. Chakana is...
  4. Lindsay Oram

    Issues and Opinions

    By Lindsay Oram
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    Allée Bleue 21st July 2016 Issues and opinions I love to ask those in the wine industry what, in their opinion, are the up and coming issues that the wine industry will have to address going forward. Many times the obvious issues are raised, such as climate change and the...
  5. Sarah Rowlands

    What the ‘Hecula’?

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    A wine tasting at Wined Up Here, Kingston with Daniel Castano from the pioneering producer, Bodegas Castano, Yecla DO the smallest, northernmost wine zone of Murcia, SE Spain by Sarah Rowlands August 2016 Yecla is the smallest and northernmost wine zone in Murcia, in SE Spain.  Bodegas Castano is a...
  6. Sarah Rowlands

    Tasting has Ears!

    By Sarah Rowlands
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    An AWE tutorial illustrating how taste is affected by our senses given by Dr Ophelia Deroy & Prof Barry C Smith at Senate House, London by Sarah Rowlands July 2016 A group of AWE members took part in a series of practical demonstrations to make us aware of how tasting...
  7. Richard Bampfield MW

    International Cool Climate Wine Symposium

    By Richard Bampfield MW
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    International Cool Climate Wine Symposium 2016 What I learnt! – Richard Bampfield MW Viticulture Climate Change – it is the increased variability of temperature as much as the increase that is the real issue. Higher temperatures seem to be accompanied by more variable and often increased rainfall. So we are...