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Mendocino – Thinking outside the Bottle
Mendocino – Thinking outside the Bottle Amelia Singer Not many people have heard of Mendocino. Whereas neighbouring Napa is the most-visited tourist attraction after Disneyland, Mendocino’s bucolic beauty belies a region of grit – winegrowers here are traditionally paid lower prices for fruit. However, attracting labour is the biggest issue, especially when many vineyard workers…

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The Napa Valley and its Wine Train
The Napa Valley and its Wine Train Gizzi Erskine There are vineyards in all but one state in the USA: Washington DC (which isn’t technically a state) is the only state in the Union not to grow grapes for winemaking. And yet when most people are asked to name an American wine region they will…

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Our wine picks for California Wine Month
Our wine picks for California Wine Month September marks the start of California Wine Month, a yearly celebration of the region's wonderful winemaking culture. Featuring regional festivals, dinners, vineyard tours, and intimate tastings - the event appeals to serious wine lovers and newbies alike. Whilst you may not be able to make it to the…

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Viva La Volvo Revolution
Viva La Volvo Revolution As we continue to celebrate our new partnership with wine travel specialists Winerist, we look back at our presenters visiting just a few of the many wonderful places Winerist offers tours to. This week, Joe Fattorini explores the changing face of the Chilean wine industry. Joe Fattorini 'Those who can ride,…

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Wine Education Week
Raise a glass this September to WSET's Wine Education Week   At The Wine Show, we know our viewers are constantly looking to delve deeper into the world of wine, discovering more about the culture, history, and diverse nature of this most marvelous drink. It's why we're delighted to let you know about WSET's exciting…

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History forever at Klein Constantia
History forever at Klein Constantia As we continue to celebrate our new partnership with wine travel specialists Winerist, we look back at our presenters visiting just a few of the many wonderful places Winerist offers tours to. This week, Joe Fattorini channels his inner Napoleon exploring the history of Klein Constantia, a beautiful South African…

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War and Winemaking on The Loire
War and Winemaking on The Loire As we continue to celebrate our new partnership with wine travel specialists Winerist, we look back at our presenters visiting just a few of the many wonderful places Winerist offers tours to. This week, we revisit Joe Fattorini discovering the historic and picturesque Loire Valley - and only some…

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Santorini: Davy Jones’ Cellar
Joe visits the magical island of Santorini   As we continue to celebrate our new partnership with wine travel specialists Winerist, we look back at our presenters visiting just a few of the many wonderful places Winerist offers tours to. This week, we revisit Joe Fattorini's incredible trip to the magical island of Santorini, complete…

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How to pack for your perfect wine holiday
How to pack for your perfect wine holiday So you've booked your exciting new wine adventure with our friends at Winerist. Be it Burgundy, Bordeaux, Tuscany, or the Douro Valley - a wonderfully fulfilling and culturally-enriching experience awaits you. But what next? How do you extract the most out of your upcoming adventure? Well, it…

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Joe and Amelia soak up Porto and the Douro Valley
Joe and Amelia soak up Porto and the Douro Valley   As we continue to celebrate our new partnership with wine travel specialists Winerist, we look back at our presenters visiting just a few of the many wonderful places Winerist offers tours to. This week, you have the chance to soak up some of Joe…

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Road Trip – Burgundy Style…
Road Trip - Burgundy style... As we continue to celebrate our new partnership with wine travel specialists Winerist, we look back at our presenters visiting just a few of the many wonderful places Winerist offers tours to. This week, we give you another chance to check out Matthew Goode and James Purefoy's eye-opening trip to…

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Relive Joe at the Marathon du Médoc
Relieve Joe at the Marathon du Médoc As we continue to celebrate our new partnership with wine travel specialists Winerist, we look back at our presenters visiting just a few of the many wonderful places Winerist offers tours to. This week, we revisit Joe Fattorini and adventurer Jamie Ramsay tackling the Marathon du Médoc, catching…

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An artistic view on Nittardi
An artistic view on Nittardi THE WINE SHOW CASE – Challenge SIX Melanie Jappy From Tintaretto to Titian, Bernini to Botticelli, Italy has given the world some of the most famous artists of all time. So it is no surprise when Joe Fattorini challenges Matthew Goode and Matthew Rhys to find a wine that captures the spirit of…

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The best picks for your English Wine Week
The best picks for your English Wine Week It's easy to always think of exotic, picturesque foreign lands when tasked to consider locations for great wine. But sometimes, great things can be found on your very own doorstep. To celebrate English Wine Week (25th May - 2nd June), we've compiled a small variety of great…

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Wines for your Portuguese holiday
Wines for your Portuguese holiday As we edge ever closer to summer, attention no doubt shifts towards the holiday season and the big adventures we've planned for our excursions. As we know, travelling goes hand-in-hand with experiencing great new wines, and The Wine Show is your one-stop shop for recommendations from all over the world.…

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Wines for your Spanish holiday
Wines for your Spanish holiday With the winter period gradually being put behind us, attention no doubt shifts towards the summer and the big adventures we've planned for our holidays and excursions. As we know, travelling goes hand-in-hand with experiencing great new wines, and The Wine Show is your one-stop shop for recommendations from all…

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