The Oenophiliac

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Press Release: Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson MW launch latest World Atlas of Wine in New York with English Sparkling Wine


Ridgeview Bloomsbury 2010, a sparkling wine from the South Downs of England, was the choice for two of the world’s most respected authorities on wine, Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson, … Continue reading

November 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Jayson Bryant reports on the upcoming 3rd Annual Pinot Smackdown – 6th September 2012


So another year rolls around, all too quickly for my liking, and another #PinotSmackDown. This is the third such event to be held, but just what is Pinot Smackdown. Well … Continue reading

August 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

‘Complicated’ US wine market led to Vinexpo postponement


Vinexpo CEO Robert Beynat says a ‘complicated’ US wine market and the economic downturn contributed to the postponement of its first consumer show. Billed as ‘the one rendez-vous you can’t … Continue reading

July 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

LIWF 2012 – Day 3


Day 3 has been and gone. No seminars today. More about finding the more obscure wines. We all know the usual suspects, France, Spain, Italy, Australia, California. I have absolutely … Continue reading

May 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

Champagne & Hot Dog Restaurant


A new restaurant is to open in London serving Champagne and hot dogs. Bubbledogs will offer a choice of 10 hot dogs and will serve grower Champagnes as well as … Continue reading

April 11, 2012 · 3 Comments

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