Meet the Friend: Chris Stroud, NZ Winegrowers

Chris Stroud is European Marketing Manager for the New Zealand Winegrowers, a Friend of the Circle and the generous supporters of our Christmas Party last year. Amanda Barnes interviews him to find out how growers and producers in New Zealand are coping with Coronavirus, and what will be the first thing he does post-lockdown!   What brought you into the wine industry? I studied Spani...
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How the wine world is coping with coronavirus

Members of the Circle of Wine Writers take a look at their regions, or regions to which they have recently travelled, to share some insight into how the wine world is coping with Coronavirus and the impact of lockdown and social distancing on their businesses. A letter from the Editor: Well, hasn't life as we know it changed in the last month? Last month, we were beginning to cancel events f...
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Meet the Member: Bob Campbell MW

Bob Campbell MW
Bob Campbell MW is an authority on the wines of New Zealand and was the second wine writer in the world to become a Master of Wine (following fellow member Jancis Robinson MW). Far from being a wine snob, Bob is known for his inclusive and jovial writing style and is committed to enthusing a new generation of wine drinkers through his highly-respected wine courses and seminars. He writes extensive...
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