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Two takes on the Loire

Our buyer Joanna Locke MW makes her annual pilgrimage to the Loire and is wowed by the frost-blighted but outstanding 2017 vintage.

New to The Wine Society and with an Australian up-bringing, Tastings & Events manager Tim Schwilk provides a refreshing take on this region and our way of doing things!

Jo Locke MW

Jo Locke MW
Buyer

  • date February 2018
  • location Loire
  • people : Jo Locke MW & Tim Schwilk

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Experience trips to other countries with our buying team

Cape Expectations

South Africa 2016: Part 2

The Cape in a new light

A new generation has brought a new energy to the Cape's winelands, making this not just one of the most beautiful regions to visit, but also one of the most exciting.

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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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Austria 2016

Discovering Austria

The Society’s digital copywriter Martin Brown joins buyer Sarah Knowles MW on a tour of Austria, where they enjoy the fruits of the excellent 2015 vintage and blend a new Society wine.

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South Africa 2016

Cape Expectations

A new generation has brought a new energy to the Cape's winelands, making this not just one of the most beautiful regions to visit, but also one of the most exciting.

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