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Father's Day Port Gifting

For the dad with fine taste, Port makes a fantastic gift. We've seen that in addition to the Christmas period, Port sales also spike for Father's Day. It's fast approaching on Sunday 17th June, so now is the perfect time to highlight your Port offering.

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In memory of Nino Pieropan

13 April 2018

Remembering our friend, Leonildo Pieropan, who died on 13 April 2018, aged 71...

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Q&A with Finca Flichman's Winemaker Gérman Berra

Gérman Berra is the Winemaking Director at Finca Flichman. He grew up in Mendoza in an Italian-Argentinian family. With winemaking experience in California and the Rhône Valley, he is one of Argentina's brightest talents and was recognised as 'Best Young Winemaker' at the Argentina Wine Awards in 2016. He is also Head Professor of Viticulture at Maza University.

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Mother's Day Special: Highlighting Women Winemakers

01 March 2018

Mother’s Day – Sunday 11th March – is fast approaching and gives the wine trade an opportunity to highlight fantastic women winemakers for holiday offers. We are proud to have a number of truly amazing wines made by those who are mothers themselves.

Easter Wine Suggestions

Easter Wine Suggestions

02 March 2018

With Easter fast approaching (Friday 30th March – Monday 2nd April) it’s a great time to tailor your wine selection for the season. Take a look at our suggestions for wine pairings with classic Easter foods.

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Q&A with Trinity Hill's Winemaker Warren Gibson

04 March 2018

Trinity Hill is a producer that shows the best of what New Zealand’s Hawkes Bay and Gimblett Gravels regions can produce. Winemaker Warren Gibson's management has led to ongoing improvements and growth in the vineyards to support his aspirations in the winery.


Mapping Marlborough subregions as a new way forward

13 February 2018

With over 20,000 hectares of vines, Marlborough is New Zealand's largest and most famous winemaking region. New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc has established itself as a unique and recognisable wine style among consumers, however, with this popularity comes the need to both protect and further entrench Marlborough’s reputation as a high-quality wine region...

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Hello from the other end of the Earth!

Sebastian Barnick writes from Paarl in South Africa, where he is currently helping with the vintage at Fairview as part of his two-year Liberty Wines Apprenticeship…

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Ready for the Winter Olympics? Five winning wine pairings with Korean cuisine

07 February 2018

With Korean food exploding across the UK dining scene we’ve taken a look at the top dishes to try and how to find the perfect wine match.

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Fairview's Anthony de Jager on the future of South African wine

01 February 2018

Anthony de Jager is Head Winemaker at Fairview in Paarl. Fairview is one of South Africa's oldest estates with vines planted here as early as 1699. Anthony is a born and bred South African and talks to us about his winemaking experiences, what's on the horizon for South African winemakers and wine matches with Fairview's very own goats cheese!

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Celebrating Australia Day - It's going to be a ripper!

02 January 2018

With Wine Australia’s annual Australia Day Tasting on 23rd Jan and a range of themed events across the UK, this month is a good excuse to beef up your Aussie wine list...

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Valentine's Day vs Anti-Valentine's Day

02 January 2018

Despite being a relatively quiet month for customer footfall, January is the perfect time to start planning for the big sales peaks of the New Year. Valentine’s Day is a major trading day for the on and off-trade, but we’ve also seen a growing trend for celebrating Anti-Valentine’s Day, with people eschewing the schmaltz and reveling in singledom. Whether your customers are more beating heart or bleeding heart, we’ve put together a great selection of pro- and anti-Valentine’s Day wines and gift box suggestions to help boost your sales.