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Interview: Christina Rasmussen

Swirl meets Christina Rasmusen, head of content and co-founder of Little Wine. Christina, together with her business partner Daniela Pillhofer, is on a mission to change the way we learn about wine. "Learning about wine shouldn't be like going…

Time to crown unsung heroes?

As the world of wine evolves so too should wine education. There has been a lot of talk recently about the British educational curriculum not teaching wider history, and most noticeably skimming over the less-than-desirable aspects of the British…
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The three drinks our 2020 interviewees couldn't be without

This year we interviewed some fantastic women in the wine trade. To celebrate the festive season we asked them to name three drinks they couldn't do without this Christmas. Unsurprisingly, there are some real corkers! Clara Latham, General…

Wine tasting in a time of Corona Virus: what we are doing.

This is an update on the measures we are taking to protect our community during the Corona Virus outbreak. We appreciate that this is a concerning time for all. We seek to remain considerately positive and minimise firstly risks to health,…

#PouringforAustralia - British wine and hospitality trades offer support in wake of Australian bushfires

It is so huge, and we are so small. The loss of lives, habitat, wildlife. And wine is tiny and frivolous. But the Australians I know I know through wine, and all livings are valuable, and precious to those that making them. My Australian friends…
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Video: Koshu and beyond. A tipping point for Japanese Wine.

On the 23rd October 2019 we presented two fully-subscribed Masterclasses on New Wave Japanese Wines. The first session was held at 67 Pall Mall, London’s renowned private members’ club for wine lovers, and was followed by a walk-around tasting.…
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2019 Vintage Report from Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG

A harvest of “exceptional quality” for the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Prosecco Hills of Conegliano Valdobbiadene. Wines from this vintage will be the first to be made in line with new production regulations that allow for dryer…