The Oenophiliac

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Press Release: English fizz producers add to their range


Henners is delighted to announce the release of two new wines to their range: 2009 Vintage Reserve and 2010 Rosé. Henners Vintage Reserve 2009 is a Chardonnay dominant cuvée (70% Chardonnay, 30% Pinot Noir), … Continue reading

April 9, 2013 · 1 Comment

Press Release: EWBC 2013 – Conference Speakers Announced


EWBC – DIGITAL WINE COMMUNICATIONS CONFERENCE 2013 ANNOUNCES SPEAKERS The EWBC Digital Wine Communications Conference (Logroño – Spain, October 25-27) welcomes speakers Julia Harding MW, Dr. José Vouillamoz, Doug Frost … Continue reading

April 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Press Release: Launch of the 2012 Primeurs Campaign for the « Sélections Parcellaires » of Maison M.Chapoutier


Michel Chapoutier has just announced the official launch of the 2012 Primeurs campaign of Maison M.Chapoutier in Tain l’Hermitage. Building on their success since the nineties, the “Chapoutier Primeurs” are today a unique opportunity … Continue reading

March 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Harpers : Mike Matthews discovers the diversity and flavours of vermouth at Mele e Pere


What does vermouth mean to you? What images does this fortified wine conjure? It’s hardly what we’d call a fashionable drink now is it! Probably the closest to cool that … Continue reading

March 2, 2013 · 3 Comments

Press Release: Château Miraval partners with Famille Perrin to produce Provence wines, bottled by Jolie-Pitt & Perrin


Press release from the offices of Vitabella, Paris  www.vitabella.fr Related articles Pitt and Jolie enlist Perrin for new rosé (thedrinksbusiness.com) Pitt, Jolie Release Rose Wine Once Called Pink Floyd – … Continue reading

February 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Harpers – Mike Matthews finds lots for independents at Jascots February trade tasting


In a time when wallets are leaner than beef in a Findus Lasagne, the everyday consumer is always on the lookout for the next best deal. Wine companies have the … Continue reading

February 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Press Release: English Wines to make their début at ProWein 2013


2013 sparks a new move for English Wine Producers (EWP), who will be exhibiting at ProWein for the first time, bringing a new focus on wine markets outside of the … Continue reading

February 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Press Release: UK’s Henners Multi-Vintage Wine Concept Launched


Henners, the sparkling wine producer based near Herstmonceaux in East Sussex, has just announced a new concept for English sparkling wine that will in time form a major part of … Continue reading

February 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

Mike Matthews – Harpers Newsletter Jan 11th 2013 including ME!!


Welcome to the Harpers newsletter Laura  January 11, 2013 News headlinesBurgundy En Primeur 2011 Tasting Reviews:  To help you keep on top of the large number of Burgundy tastings this … Continue reading

January 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mike Matthews – 10th Annual Wines of Chile Award Winners Announced


The winners of the 2013 Annual Wines of Chile Awards were released today after 3 days of blind tasting in Santiago, Chile. The top award went to Viña Errazuriz with their … Continue reading

January 17, 2013 · 2 Comments

Press Release: South Africa’s exports hit record levels


South Africa’s 2012 exports reached 417 million litres, the largest amount that the country has exported to date and 10 million litres more than the previous record, which was achieved … Continue reading

January 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Harpers – Mike Matthews on the quality of Edinburgh’s wine merchants


You’re in the Scottish capital and you’re looking for a decent bottle of wine, where do you go? It would be easy to think of Scotland’s drinking habits, based on … Continue reading

January 9, 2013 · 2 Comments

Press Release: Spain’s Tierra Hermosa to launch in Japan


Brit winemaker, Harry Hunt of Bodegas Tierra Hermosa, Andalucia – Spain, has announced today a new partnership deal with Japan’s leading specialist distributor of Spanish wines, Orchestra Co. Ltd. Based … Continue reading

January 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Press Release: A first for Yorkshire as Leventhorpe Vineyard releases new sparkling Rosé, England.


Yorkshire’s longest established vineyard, Leventhorpe, near Leeds, has just launched its first rosé sparkling wine – the first produced in Yorkshire – to celebrate the end of a successful year … Continue reading

December 18, 2012 · 1 Comment

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