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  • Extreme Winemaking on Etna

    Posted on October 14, 2013 by alice

    Winemaking on Etna is not for the faint-hearted. Luckily for us Planeta is up for the challenge and are producing some seriously fantastic results!
    Planeta completed their Etna winery last year “just a few seconds before the harvest,” and Francesca and Alessio Planeta visited us this week here at Park Royal Towers to launch their new ...


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  • Champagne: A true underdog story

    Posted on September 4, 2013 by alice

    Champagne: A True Underdog Story
    Harriet, our Spanish Buyer, tells us a thing or two about one of our grower Champagnes...
    In adult life, one of my most favourite declarations has always been “I think this calls for some Champagne”. There is something undeniably magnificent and slightly decadent about popping open and sharing a bottle of the ...


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  • The grapes are in!

    Posted on August 1, 2013 by alice

    You might have noticed that the weather this year has been particularly excellent.  In Sicily, surprisingly enough, it’s been the same story.  So good in fact that this year our co-operative in Menfi, Settesoli, has had to get special permission from local authorities to harvest the Pinot Grigio grapes that go into Mandrarossa’s Pinot Grigio ...


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  • Ontology and Evanescence – 50 years of Hill of Grace 1958-2008

    Posted on June 20, 2013 by Enotriaadmin

    Edgar's been spoilt yet again this month, this time with Henschke's Hill of Grace...
    Imagine a barn-like room next to an old winery in full harvest mode.  Every time the doors open, you can hear the bustle, and the smells of fermentation waft through.  Inside there are long tables arranged into a square shape, and around ...


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  • A sizzling Spanish tasting with an Italian twist!

    Posted on June 6, 2013 by alice

    Will Phaure gives us a blow by blow account from a tasting in the depths of the New Forest...
    11.05 We arrive at Limewood Hotel, situated in the heart of the New Forest. The sun is shining, the skies are blue and the Ferrari is parked strategically outside the main door. Had one of our customers ...


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  • Enotria Tasting at the Griffin Inn, East Sussex

    Posted on June 5, 2013 by alice

     James Pullan from the Griffin Inn (http://www.thegriffininn.co.uk/), East Sussex reports on a recent wine tasting:
    On Thursday 9th May the "innovative, didactic and sybaritic" Griffin Wine Club continued its world wine tour with a visit to South America (specifically Argentina and Chile, not Bolivia, Peru and Columbia!). Extremely well-attended by the membership, our host on the ...


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