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Will you celebrate National Prosecco Day? Our August newsletter

Today is National Prosecco Day. Hold your sighs. Don’t pop your indignant cork. In the last decade Awareness Days have grown almost as rapidly as prosecco exports. Awareness Days started with a focus on worthy causes, promoted by governments…
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Our work: Elevating prosecco, with Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG

“[Prosecco wines] are delicious; they seem to make happy moments happier” – Andrew Jefford, Financial Times [paywall]. Today, on National Prosecco Day, we have shared in our newsletter how we think Awareness Days like this are…
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Only connect: our July newsletter

We're happy to share our July newsletter below: The UK is officially open for business. For better or worse, the majority of the restrictions we’ve lived with for the past 18 months have been lifted. So, we thought it was the perfect…
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How we hosted a global conference digitally

We explore how the virtual format of The Old Vine Conference created an environment in which the conference's aims could thrive. The Old Vine Conference was created with a singular aim: galvanising a global movement to nurture and value great…

#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…

Here's to a long, fine Summer (of Soave)...

“One must maintain a little bit of summer, even in the middle of winter.” – Henry David Thoreau The first ever #SummerofSoave is drawing to a fine, long finish. We've been working with some of the UK's best importers and most dynamic…