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Chilean Carmenère

Chile has changed incredibly since I first visited 20 years ago, from the country itself to the wines it produces; it's been fascinating to witness.

One significant recent change is the arrival on the scene of really excellent carmenère. It's taken the Chileans a while to get it right but now I'm excited by it and wanted to tell you about its renaissance.

Toby Morrhall

Toby Morrhall
Wine Buyer

  • date July 2017
  • location Chile
  • people Toby Morrhall

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Experience trips to other countries with our buying team

Bordeaux En Primeur 2016

A First Taste of Bordeaux En Primeur

Assessing wine when it is still in barrel and making a judgement, not just about its quality, but also its potential keeping quality, is a challenging task which David Marsh was intrigued to witness first hand.

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Portugal 2016

Portugal Unfortified

Considering its size, Portugal can stake a convincing claim to being the most diverse winemaking country anywhere. Its non-fortified wines continue to excite us.

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Cognac 2017

Getting to know Cognac

Emma Briffett learns about the dedication put into creating our Society and Exhibition Cognacs, even witnessing one of them being blended, and changes from a relative Cognac novice to an avid enthusiast.

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Travels In Wine - Piedmont 2015

Piedmont 2015

Perfect Piedmont

Protected by the Alps to the north and west and the Appennines to the south, Italy's north west is one of the wine world's most exciting regions. Paul and Janet try to get to grips with the Langhe, map Barolo, understand Barbaresco and round-up the latest Barolo vintages

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