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Matt Thomson: 50 vintages and counting...

22 May 2017

As one of the most successful ‘flying’ consultant winemakers today, Matt has worked the vintage in both the northern and southern hemispheres for over 25 years. The 2016 harvest in Europe marked his 50th vintage!...

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Notes from Vinitaly 2017

02 May 2017

Vinitaly is the biggest wine fair in Italy. Lasting four days, It takes place in Verona annually in the spring. Liberty Wines attends each year, and here were our impressions of this beautiful “Festa del vino” from 2017...

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Two scholarships awarded at WSET Awards evening

24 January 2017

Congratulations to Mary Wright and Cecilia Gibbons who received scholarships at the WSET annual Awards & Graduation evening...

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New Season's Olive Oils

28 November 2016

Our new season’s 2016 olive oils will be arriving into stock from early to mid December...

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Supporting The Switch

17 October 2016

Liberty Wines is proud to support the exciting new Front of House initiative, The Switch, taking place in restaurants across the country this week ...

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Prize or punishment? Vintage 2016 at Martín Códax

19 October 2016

Liberty Wines Apprentice Cecilia Gibbons is gaining valuable experience working a vintage in Galicia, northern Spain. She sent us this update from the winery...

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All About Rosé

19 July 2016

Rosé has long been a warm-weather favourite but the perception of it is changing, as consumers seek out styles that match well with food and offer a certain level of quality and sophistication...

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Talking Aussie Pinot Noir with Giant Steps & William Downie

04 July 2016

David Gleave MW discusses the latest developments with two of the Yarra Valley's best producers...

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Nebbiolo beyond Barolo

23 June 2016

Brand Manager Patrizia Baldini explores the versatility of the Nebbiolo grape variety...

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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...

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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.

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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...