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The latest from our Tastings & Events Team
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These video guides and downloadable materials aim to help you get the most out of what's in your glass from home, and have some fun while doing so.
Can you tell the difference between right bank and left bank? Are you confused about the white grapes of Bordeaux? And what are 'Bordeaux-blends' in the New World? Gil Riggans of the Tastings and Events team reveals all in this mini-masterclass.
Our normally globetrotting wine buyers are grounded for now, so we'll be interviewing a different buyer each week to share their knowledge and passion for wine with you.
Tim Sykes is responsible for blending some of the Society's most popular wines including our own label Claret and White Burgundy. Anna Spooner gets the low-down on the process of making these wines and the challenges it involves
Who better to regale the tales of the winding river Douro than our Port and Portugal buyer, Jo Locke MW? Join Emma Briffett as she picks Jo's brains on what makes this region so special.
Emma Briffett leads us through the basics of sparkling wine styles and production, including Champagne, Cava, Prosecco and much more.
Our buyer for Champagne and Prosecco fills us in on what makes our Society own-label sparkling wines so special.
It's always good to start with the basics, and while some might be familiar with these building blocks of wine, there's certainly no harm in getting some practice in… that's the fun bit after all!
Our buyer for Champagne, Italy, North America and spirits reveals how she got into wine through blind tastings, how she practices and hones her skills, and how that eventually led her to becoming a Master of Wine.
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