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TWO NEW CONTRIBUTORS TO OUR TEAM Deborah Parker Wong, our USA West Coast contributor, is standing down because of other commitments and has introduced us to Ilona Thompson, who authors the award-winning wine blog www.palatexposure.com.  Ilona will be instrumental in updating our California, Oregon and Washington State entries for the next edition of the guide […]

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THE LATEST – THE CHRISTMAS QUIZ LATEST

Imbued, as we are, with the spirit of Christmas, we have prepared a little quiz to test your wine knowledge over the Festive Season. Make your way over to www.winebehindthelabel.org/christmas-quiz and amuse yourselves by submitting your answers. There is, of course, reward for your endeavours. The first 10 people to submit 10 all correct answers […]

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THE LATEST – CHRISTMAS IS COMING!

THE LATEST – CHRISTMAS IS COMING! – There’s probably only two more days to order if you want your stuff before Christmas. On offer are Wine behind the label 9th edition printed version Mark Thomas Double Bend Mouth-Blown Lead-Free Crystal Glassware VinGardeValise® wine carrying suitcase When you get to the checkout, put in the coupon […]

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That Was The Week That Was – September 25 to October 2 – Hardback printed book of Wine behind the label now available

The big news this week is that the hardback printed book of Wine behind the label now has a definite publication date of October 29th. It’s a handsome book of 936 pages weighing nearly 3 kilos, so it’s not for lugging around but it will be a great reference book to show your friends at […]

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That was the week that was – September 17-24

Back in circulation, the biggest news of the week is that we have been appointed UK online distributor for VinGardeValise® – the suitcase specially designed for carrying your precious wines around the world. Maybe you want fly home some of those great wines you tasted on holiday or maybe you want to find a safe […]

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That Was The Week That Was August 16-23

Still in a holiday mood but some interesting food and wine experiences last week. Perhaps the most interesting was my first encounter with a rare Alsace wine – Klevener de Heilegenstein. Have a look at how this encounter worked out on http://www.winebehindthelabel.org/blog/klevener-de-heiligenstein/. I liked Will Lyons’ take on South African wines and my comments can […]

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That was the week that was AUGUST 1-8

The major announcement for this week, is that we are promoting a new range of glasses to compliment our Zalto range. They are also hand blown (well, mouth-blown!) from lead-free crystal in Austria and their unique shape with their conical base and double angled bends allows the wine to breathe whilst also concentrating the aromas. […]

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