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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...


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...

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Vinitaly: First Impressions

27 April 2016

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

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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...

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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…

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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...

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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...