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Interview: Ana Maisuradze of Lopota Lake Resort

This month we were thrilled to chat with Ana Maisuradze. The young Georgian winemaker is part of a small team at Château Buera, the winery attached to Lopota Lake Resort. Lopota was founded by her father, Goga Maisuradze, before his untimely…
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Interview: Sabiha Apaydin of the Root, Origin, Soil conference

This month we talked to Sabiha Apaydin, leader, coordinator and wine educator of Istanbul's renowned Mikla restaurant. She is also a passionate advocate of heritage Anatolian grape varieties and the founder of the conference Root, Origin,…

Root, origin, soil: exploring Turkish wine, varieties and old vines in Istanbul

A decade ago, I was among a flock of MWs invited to Turkey to judge Turkish wine and participate in a "Masters of Wine Weekend". In one of Istanbul’s many glamorous hotels, we were arrayed on an elevated table, like polyamorous brides, looking…
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Swirl Wine Group is the UK partner of D-Vine

We’re thrilled to announce that Swirl is the UK partner for D-Vine via our French partner EOC. D-Vine is a revolutionary fine wine by-the-glass system enjoying rapid growth in France, and now launching in the UK. D-Vine has been adopted…
Emma Rice
Corks from various Conegliano Valdobbiadene bottles from London masterclass