Discovering the new Douro

To access this post, you must purchase Friend of the Circle (inc one-off joining fee), Corporate Friend of the Circle (inc one-off joining fee), Friend of the Circle (renewals), Corporate Friend of the Circle (renewals), Calendar of Events, Franciacorta seminar - 3 July 2018 (CWW members), Franciacorta seminar - 3 July 2018 (AWE members & Students) or Franciacorta seminar - 3 July 2018 (guests...
Read More

Delving into the Marche: CWW Trip Report 2018

During the last week of May, several members of the Circle of Wine Writers were invited to spend a few days discovering the delights of this wine region in Central Italy. They share their thoughts and experiences from Le Marche. Michele Shah, our very own Italy-based CWW member, introduces the Marche. Our trip to the Marche – generously sponsored by Marchet, Ancona’s Chamber of Commerce took pla...
Read More

Grower communication pains in Champagne

To access this post, you must purchase Friend of the Circle (inc one-off joining fee), Corporate Friend of the Circle (inc one-off joining fee), Friend of the Circle (renewals), Corporate Friend of the Circle (renewals), Calendar of Events, Franciacorta seminar - 3 July 2018 (CWW members), Franciacorta seminar - 3 July 2018 (AWE members & Students) or Franciacorta seminar - 3 July 2018 (guests...
Read More

Tasting through the ‘Grandes Pagos’ of Spain

To access this post, you must purchase Friend of the Circle (inc one-off joining fee), Corporate Friend of the Circle (inc one-off joining fee), Friend of the Circle (renewals), Corporate Friend of the Circle (renewals), Calendar of Events, Franciacorta seminar - 3 July 2018 (CWW members), Franciacorta seminar - 3 July 2018 (AWE members & Students) or Franciacorta seminar - 3 July 2018 (guests...
Read More

The new world wines of Wales

Wowed by Welsh wine, the only part-Welsh Linda Johnson-Bell gives us a taster of what we can expect at the CWW Summer Party, finds strong identity and explains why it shouldn’t be lumped in with English wine. As Welsh wines are one of the sponsors of our upcoming Summer Party, I thought it a perfect moment to share with you a quick glimpse into these wonderful and unexpected wines. I must first r...
Read More

Chianti Classico beyond the wine – there’s top olive oil, prosciutto and pecorino too

To access this post, you must purchase Friend of the Circle (inc one-off joining fee), Corporate Friend of the Circle (inc one-off joining fee), Friend of the Circle (renewals), Corporate Friend of the Circle (renewals), Calendar of Events, Franciacorta seminar - 3 July 2018 (CWW members), Franciacorta seminar - 3 July 2018 (AWE members & Students) or Franciacorta seminar - 3 July 2018 (guests...
Read More

Pushing the boundaries of South America

Richard Bampfield MW shares his takeaways and thoughts on the CWW seminar on 'Pushing the boundaries of South America', led by Amanda Barnes and held at London Wine Fair on May 23rd.  Having left Argentina hugely enthused after the MW visit there in February, I was extremely happy to have my memories refreshed by Amanda Barnes’s Masterclass at the London Wine Fair. As it turned out, this was very...
Read More

MTM: Jane Anson

Jane Anson is one of the most prolific writers in Bordeaux today. While working as a columnist and Bordeaux critic for Decanter, Jane has also published two award-winning books: Bordeaux Legends and Wine Revolution: The World's Best Organic, Biodynamic and Natural Wines. She's also working on another guide to the great French region, Inside Bordeaux, which will be published next year. Amanda Barne...
Read More

Israel, the most southern Mediterranean country

To access this post, you must purchase Friend of the Circle (inc one-off joining fee), Corporate Friend of the Circle (inc one-off joining fee), Friend of the Circle (renewals), Corporate Friend of the Circle (renewals), Calendar of Events, Franciacorta seminar - 3 July 2018 (CWW members), Franciacorta seminar - 3 July 2018 (AWE members & Students) or Franciacorta seminar - 3 July 2018 (guests...
Read More

Is the future of wine production open-source?

To access this post, you must purchase Friend of the Circle (inc one-off joining fee), Corporate Friend of the Circle (inc one-off joining fee), Friend of the Circle (renewals), Corporate Friend of the Circle (renewals), Calendar of Events, Franciacorta seminar - 3 July 2018 (CWW members), Franciacorta seminar - 3 July 2018 (AWE members & Students) or Franciacorta seminar - 3 July 2018 (guests...
Read More