The Oenophiliac

Bringing you stories from the world of wine and beer.

This weeks Poll. Should all Organic, Biodynamic or Sustainable wines have a recognised logo on the label?


MAGICS POLL. Lets gauge how you guys really feel about the many topics surrounding wines. Each week I’ll be posting a new poll regarding something around the wine trade. Cast … Continue reading

December 13, 2011 · Leave a comment

Taste Decanter award-winning wines at The Sampler


Decanter has teamed up with London Wine Merchant of the Year, The Sampler, to hold an exclusive tasting of a selection of Trophy and Gold medal award winning wines from … Continue reading

December 7, 2011 · Leave a comment

Call for entries to ‘International Gamay Competition’


Inter Beaujolais has called for entries to its second ‘International Gamay Competition’. Open to any international producer creating wines from a minimum of 85% Gamay and featuring a new category for … Continue reading

November 25, 2011 · Leave a comment

Decanter-Bond Street tasting 2011


Last week I received a rather curious gold envelope through the post. So a bit like Charlie Bucket in Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory, searching for his golden ticket, … Continue reading

November 18, 2011 · Leave a comment

Learn more about Aussie wines


The trade is being offered the chance to find out more about Australian wine from leading wine writers and educators in Wine Australia’s new one day wine school running later … Continue reading

November 17, 2011 · Leave a comment

Biodyvin Tasting. London 2011.


The UK’s Largest Dedicated Biodynamic Wine Tasting The SIVCBD, or to give them their full title ‘Syndicat International des Vignerons en Culture Bio-Dynamique’ held their first tasting in London for … Continue reading

November 11, 2011 · Leave a comment

West London Wine School 2011 Wine Awards


So the wines have been tasted, the scorecards tallied up, the judges have muttered, spluttered and spat out their findings to give us the winners of The West London Wine … Continue reading

October 27, 2011 · Leave a comment

Te Whare Ra New Release Wine Tasting. London.


The jolly folks at Hallowed Ground, hosted by company director Elodie Cameron, put on a small tasting today at the Bistro du Vin in Soho, London. For our tasting pleasure … Continue reading

October 26, 2011 · Leave a comment

English Wine Festival 3/9/11


 This Saturday, 3rd of September 2011, North & South Wines will be holding it’s first English Wine Festival. The event will allow producers to showcase their wines to our customers … Continue reading

August 30, 2011 · Leave a comment

English Wine Fair.


  On the 3rd of September North and South Wines LTD will be holding a wine fair to celebrate English wines. The event will be ticketed and running throughout the … Continue reading

July 23, 2011 · Leave a comment

IWC Gold Tasting 2011.


 IWC Gold Medal winners tasting. Lord’s Cricket Ground. London. 29/6/11. Today Lord’s played host to the IWC Gold Medal Winners Tasting. This gave the opportunity for the trade and public … Continue reading

June 29, 2011 · Leave a comment

Upcoming Events


Upcoming Events Tastes of Argentina Tastes of Argentina is back for the third year running! We’ve got: two exciting masterclasses led by Phil Crozier, interactive food and wine Matching with … Continue reading

June 22, 2011 · Leave a comment

Taste the IWC Gold winning wines


For the second year running the International Wine Challenge will host A Taste of Gold at Lord’s Cricket Ground in London. This event takes places on June 29 (2pm-5pm) and … Continue reading

June 7, 2011 · Leave a comment

Pinotage and Braai tasting. 21/05/11.


As the sun shone down in Clapham today we brought a wee bit of South Africa to South West London.  In conjunction with Nathans Art Shop we held a tasting … Continue reading

May 22, 2011 · Leave a comment

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