#ukwinehourlive – Manchester July 2017

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ukwinehourlive! Manchester 14th July 2017 The medieval Baronial Hall of Chetham’s Library was the magical setting for this summer’s ukwinehourlive in Manchester. It was lovely to see this historic venue filled with wine friends, old and new, enjoying a fantastic selection of wines. The atmosphere was captured beautifully by our photographer, Nick Kypriadis – see the gallery below. Many of … Read More

#ukwinehourlive – January 2017

#ukwinehourlive The historic University Women’s Club in the heart of London’s Mayfair was the venue for our latest ukwinehourlive wine tasting event earlier this year. Regular participants in our weekly Twitter wine chat, #ukwinehour,  joined us from all over the UK and Europe,  from as far as Belfast and even Valencia in Spain! Our live events provide not only opportunities … Read More

A Sparkling Wine Conversation with Yannick Loué at Le Vignoble

  The Southwest’s Favourite Sparkling Wine and Champagne Venue – Le Vignoble, Plymouth Stop for a moment and still your sparkling mind: can you recall where you were when you first tasted Bollinger RD? Or where you tasted your first Cristal? What about when you first discovered Nyetimber? Chances are that it was probably a different place each time. For … Read More

Bride Valley Vineyard with Steven and Bella Spurrier

Sorcha Holloway meets Steven Spurrier at his Dorset home and vineyard Amidst the green and rolling hills of Dorset, you will find a very special vineyard- Bride Valley. Special in its own right with south facing sun-drenched slopes and quality chalky soil, but also special because it belongs to Steven Spurrier and his lovely wife Bella. It feels slightly surreal … Read More

Discovering Cava in Catalunya

Cava in Catalunya Let’s talk about Cava! It is little wonder that Wine Tourism is undergoing a surge all over the wine world, when you consider the typical climate, the beauty of wine regions, and most importantly, the end result. For lovers of bubbly, the options for wine tourism are more than one might think, with many still wine regions … Read More