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  1. Heather Dougherty

    Australian Wine Discovered

    By Heather Dougherty
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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...
  2. Heather Dougherty

    AWE boasts 3 new Accredited Rhône tutors

    By Heather Dougherty
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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...
  3. Richard Bampfield MW


    By Richard Bampfield MW
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    I dare say many of us will have been taught about Spanish wines and Sherry by Philip Rowles at some stage. At long last he has written a book on Sherry which can be bought at www.thesherrybook.co.uk   – an indispensable read, I see it as literary tapas to accompany...
  4. Heather Dougherty

    Australia Day Tastings

    By Heather Dougherty
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    Australia Day Tasting 2018 Members of AWE are invited to register for Wine Australia’s Australia Day Tasting in January 2018. It’s the largest trade tasting of Australian wine outside Australia and it takes place in London, Edinburgh and Dublin. Across the three tastings, there will be 1200 wines from 245...
  5. Linda Simpson

    AWESOME ride for The Benevolent

    By Linda Simpson
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    A huge thank you to all who supported and sponsored me on Sunday.   The day started well when I was handed a glass of Bloomsbury by Mardi at Ridgeview Winery. Apparently sparkling wine is great Ride Fuel! I needed it – and the bacon butty –  as I joined the...