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Discovering the new Douro

Amanda Barnes discovers the wines of the Douro and reflects on the challenges of its landscape and communication.  Originally published on 80harvests.com The Douro is easily one of the most spectacular wine landscapes in the world… The Douro river snakes its way through the valley where vines and stacked stone terraces appear to almost tumble down dramatically steep schist hi...
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Meet the Member: A year in review

To celebrate the first year of The Circular online, we’ve compiled highlights from our year of Meet the Member interviews. Take a browse below and click on the links to see the full interviews with some of our members over the last year. What is your earliest memory of wine? “I think it is nanny’s disapproval. When I was very young, we lived in a small house and my father...
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Jancis Robinson launches The Wine Glass with designer Richard Brendon

Jancis Robinson has launched the wine glass to end all wine glasses. In collaboration with British designer Richard Brendon, The Wine Glass was designed in response to an everyday frustration of Robinson's. “I was looking for the perfect wine glass,” says Robinson. “I love white wine as much as red and have never understood why white wine glasses are routinely smaller than t...
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Blind Drunk – Wine or Water? Linda Johnson-Bell launches Indigogo campaign

I am taking the theme from my recent research paper (Archivio Antropologico Mediterraneo : Wine or Water? Viticulture’s Global Water Footprint and Irrigation: an Unaffordable Luxury) and bringing it to the consumer in my new book: Blind Drunk, Wine or Water? In Grapevine the other day, Richard Siddle confirmed that in the wine industry, it "pays to be green" and reported tha...
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