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The Wine Trends Set to Shape our Drinking in 2020

Is time to ask ouselves what are the wine trends in line to shape our drinking in 2020? Crystal balls and telescopes out! Well actually, market reports, observation, research and paying attention to what industry insiders are doing and saying regarding the wines we’ll be drinking in the new year. The trends listed below are a combination …

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A Decade of Wine – Ten Styles that Changed the Game and Wines to Taste them

In the wine world, the twenty-tens have been the decade of more: more wine regions in our shelves, more styles in the mainstream, more information and data about our habits and choices and, more interaction between the wine community. In the last ten years, Chardonnay and Merlot became cool again, Beaujolais was more than just a …

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The Wine Trends that Made 2018 and the Sommelier Secrets for What 2019 Brings

2018 has been a charming year for us wine lovers, where notions, refined palate preferences, and the pleasure to ‘drink less, but better’ surpassed a much more polarising 2017 vintage. “It’s a long way from Natural and Organic Wine they were reared” – the echo of wine commentary we may begin to hear more of …

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The Wine Trends that Made 2017 and the Sommelier Secrets for What 2018 Brings

Some things are almost certain within the arena of wine. Lush Burgundy Pinot, austere Amarone and the ever moving spindle of rich Bordeaux elegance are with us from year to year. The passionate, humble winemakers, the character of each bottle, it’s somewhat reassuring. The year of wine in 2017 was a tough one for many …

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Message On The Bottle - Vinexpo 2017

Message On The Bottle: Wine Trends as Seen at Vinexpo 2017

The dust is still settling on Vinexpo 2017, the nineteenth edition of the prestigious wine trade fair in Bordeaux where over two thousand wineries, wine buyers, sommeliers, Masters of Wine, Michelin starred chefs, trade bodies and media descended. In temperatures of 37⁰C, for four days, they worked tirelessly by day at the fair and partied …

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Breaking all the Rules: How Millennials Like and Share #Wine

Breaking all the Rules: How Millennials Like and Share #Wine☺

This summer, an officeless Spanish start-up run by people between 20 and 30 years of age launched Gik, the world’s first blue wine. While your friendly neighbourhood wine snob would get a migraine just by looking at its electric indigo-infused hue and roll his eyes to their homepage image of a man with a tyrannosaurus rex’s head in a pose …

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John Torode and Neil McGuigan

A Perfect Match – John Torode and Neil McGuigan Talk Wine and Food

Food and wine go together like lock and key, pen and paper, and fish and chips. Wine making and culinary traditions have evolved together, to the effect that a glass of wine can transform a meal from a dreary daily ritual into a memorable dining experience. At an exclusive food and wine pairing in Dublin …

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