Category Archives: Wine tasting

Wine tasting bunkum?

Following the publication of most of the 2012 wine competitions I took a look at the results for English Wines. Many people had commented to me pointing to discrepancies in results between competitions. Having previously said I’d favour replicated tastings, … Continue reading

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And the South East wine of the year 2012 is . . .

I was lucky enough today to have been asked to judge in the 2012 South East Wines of the Year competition. This was on the basis of my having come top in a tasting exam at college (“better lucky than … Continue reading

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English Wine Producers tasting

Today I helped staff that stand at the big English Wines Producers press and trade tasting in the rather grand setting of One Great George Street near Parliament Square. The large SEVA stand boasted an array of fine wines from … Continue reading

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English wine tasting in Brighton at Mixology Group

I helped out at an English Wine tasting for the trade today, which took place at the Mixology Group’s school in Brighton.┬áThere are some pretty good photos of the event taken by photographer Julia Claxton who came to the event. … Continue reading

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London International Wine Fair

I was as the wonderful London International Wine Fair today. It’s beyond me to post much about it here, but suffice to say that it’s a fantastic event: a great place to taste wine and to meet people. I really … Continue reading

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SEVA tasting, and afters

Well done to Morfudd (3rd year Plumpton Student) today for running a South East Vineyards Association tasting in Brighton for the local ‘on’ trade. The event was well attended despite the small venue, and I think the next one will … Continue reading

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German Riesling tasting at college

We have occasional wine tasting events at college, organised by buys in my year. Today Alex R took us through some German Rieslings. They were really superb. Alex did a great job trying to unpick the region and variety, though … Continue reading

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