Our Blog

Piemonte tasting 2016

Barolo 2012: "Look at individual producers rather than the vintage in general"

13 June 2016

David Gleave MW takes a look at the 2012 vintage in Barolo, comparing the wines with the 2011s and considering how they will age...

ICCWS-logo

The 9th International Cool Climate Symposium: Shining a light on English wine

03 June 2016

Liberty Wines were extremely proud to be a Patron Circle sponsor of the International Cool Climate Symposium that took place in Brighton last week.

Pieropan small

30 years of Pieropan Calvarino and La Rocca

09 May 2016

Brand manager Patrizia Baldini compares Pieropan's two single vineyard Soaves, following a vertical tasting back to the 1986 vintage...

Vinitaly ---WEB

Vinitaly: First Impressions

27 April 2016

Wine buyer Jennifer Docherty MW looks back on her first visit to the Vinitaly international trade fair...

Fairveiw Charles Back WEB

Charles Back: `2016 Harvest: Experience, Foresight, Balance`

10 February 2016

South African winemaker, pioneer and all-round legend, Charles Back of Fairview and Spice Route shares his views on the 2016 vintage...

Try January Web

Our top wines for #TryJanuary

18 January 2016

In support of the trade initiative, #TryJanuary, these are all wines that offer something a little different or are just too delicious to miss…

A Mano Harvest -WEB

2015: A star year for Italian reds

05 January 2016

David Gleave MW shares his notes on the 2015 vintage across Italy, which proved to be a year where the reds stand out from north to south...

Jennifer D cropped.jpg

Dear Santa... Jennifer's Christmas Wish List

17 December 2015

Our wine buyer, Jennifer Docherty MW, shares what she will be drinking this Christmas Day...

grosset 35 yrs small

35 Years of Grosset Riesling

09 November 2015

Tori Eeles, head of brand management, discusses the 2015 Grosset Rieslings – which for Polish Hill and Springvale mark the 35th vintage of these wines...

grenache

Why Australian Grenache is a winner

01 September 2015

David Gleave MW considers the resurgence of Australian Grenache...

DG barolo 3

Barolo, Nebbiolo and cork

16 December 2014

David Gleave MW: "I was in Barolo with the journalist Matthew Jukes (www.matthewjukes.com) earlier in December and we tasted about 400 Barolo and Barbaresco over the course of five days..."

DG natural wines

‘Natural’…or ‘Primitive’?

14 May 2015

David Gleave MW: "The debate about ‘natural’ wines continues to rage. But much of what I read is as cloudy and as lacking in clarity and precision as the wines themselves. As a result, it does little to assuage my doubts about ‘natural’ wine..."