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Circular Editor Amanda Barnes receives another award

Keith Grainger celebrates two awards Circular Editor Amanda Barnes has recently won and shares insight into why these awards, in memory of Geoffrey Roberts, Tim Derouet and Geoffrey Jameson, were created. I know she is much too modest to sing her own praises and trumpet her achievements so I’ve taken it upon myself to tell readers about awards that Amanda Barnes, editor of The...
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Circle photographers take home top trophies at Wine Photographer of the Year

Congratulations to wine photographers and Circle members Mick Rock, Matt Wilson and Jon Wyand for winning 1st place awards at the Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year and the Errazuriz Wine Photographer of the Year Awards! Jon Wyand took home the trophy for Wine Photographer of the Year, winning overall on the evening for his image of 'Cleaning the Cuverie' at Domaine Fai...
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Uruguay and thinking beyond Tannat

Amanda Barnes looks to one of the smaller wine countries of South America and finds great diversity within. Originally published in the South America Wine Guide. Sandwiched between the titans of Brazil and Argentina, Uruguay is undoubtedly small. The country is roughly the size of Greece and has four times more cows than people. But despite its diminutive proportions, wine in ...
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Meet the Member: Becky Sue Epstein

Becky Sue Epstein believes sipping beats eating, having worked as both a wine/spirits and food writer. Her latest project sees her tackle the formidable subject of fortified wines. Strong, Sweet and Dry: A Guide to Vermouth, Port, Sherry, Marsala and Madeira is due for publication in autumn 2019. “The challenge now is to put fortified wines in the glasses of as many people as p...
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