Daily Archives: October 26, 2022

Daily Wine News: Bottle Recycling

“By this time next year, several Bay Area wineries will be making a request to their customers: Please return your wine bottle to us after you’ve emptied it,” reports Esther Mobley in the San Francisco Chronicle. “To some drinkers, surely, it will sound like an inconvenience. But creating a circular economy for wine bottles in California could potentially be revolutionary, …

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Best London establishments with corkage

Sager + Wilde, Paradise Row. London resident, wine writer and wine event host Hannah Crosbie has found the best London wine bars and restaurants offering corkage deals and discounts right now. 12:51 by Chef James Cochran Credit: www.1251.co.uk On Tuesday evenings, guests can enjoy a five-course tasting menu where you can bring your own drink for zero corkage fee. It’s …

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David Jesudason wins Writer of the Year at the BIH Spotlight Awards

A big congratulations to David Jesudason, for being named Writer of the Year at the inaugural Be Inclusive Hospitality (BIH) Spotlight Awards. Jesudason was recognised for the impact he has made as a freelance writer covering issues on race. As a director of the Beer Writers’ Guild, he is helping to open doors for writers from underrepresented groups within beer, …

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Canadian Wines, Grapes & Styles with Drink Adventures’ James Atkinson

Introduction Is Icewine the major part of Canada’s wine industry? How does Icewine compare to other dessert wines like Sauternes? How has climate change impacted Canadian winemaking? In this episode of the Unreserved Wine Talk podcast, I’m being interviewed by James Atkinson, drinks journalist and host of the Drinks Adventures podcast. You can find the wines we discussed here.   Join me …

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Tolpuddle Vineyard: Producer profile and 19 wines tasted

Tolpuddle Vineyard. Credit: Tolpuddle Vineyard It was never for sale, yet they bought it. Michael Hill Smith and Martin Shaw, cousins and co-proprietors of Shaw + Smith Wines in South Australia’s Adelaide Hills, visited Tasmania in 2011 on a fact-finding mission with no set plan to purchase a vineyard. Then they discovered Tolpuddle and were smitten. Tolpuddle Vineyard in the …

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