Christelle Guibert and Decanter’s tasting team review the best value wines the supermarkets, high street and wine merchants can offer, all for under £20. “This negoce venture was set up by English ex-pat Stephen Cronk with the help of the flying winemaker Jo Ahearne MW. Not just a pretty packaging, this Grenache Syrah and Vermentino […]
The International Wine Challenge is a tough competition all round and is often cited as world’s most meticulously judged event. For starters the list of judges is enormous and they are all internationally renowned wine specialists who descend on London for this huge tasting at the Oval. Secondly they taste completely blind and on no […]
A gold medal is a big thing in the wine world and there are many competitions held all year round. But… (to borrow a line from James Bond): ”there are ‘gold medals’ and ‘gold medals’… This is the latter…”
As well as getting a 90 point score from the US wine critic Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate and winning a Gold Medal at The Drinks Business Global Rosé Masters this month, the same publication posted their Top 10 Dry Rosés over £10 this week.
We are chuffed to bits (is it OK to use that expression?) to announce that Mirabeau Rosé has won a Silver medal in the 2013 International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC)! One of only two Provence rosés to receive a Silver (the highest award given in 2013) we were effectively 1st= in the whole competition! […]
With a judging panel comprising 80 leading sommeliers and on-trade wine buyers, SWA is not just a celebration of medal-winning wines but also the most comprehensive assessment of trends and insight into the wine trade, seen from the perspective of the restaurant world.