Tag Archives: Barossa Valley

Return from Australia

It’s been a bit quiet over the last month, I know. I’ve just returned from a trip around Australia courtesy of the Oxford blind tasting team’s winning performance in Wine Australia’s University Wine Champions Competition. As advertised, it really was … Continue reading

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Oxford team through to final of University Wine Challenge

Earlier this month, the Oxford University blind tasting team confirmed a place in Wine Australia‘s “University Wine Challenge” by defeating Nottingham University in the semi-final. The Wine Challenge is a knockout competition with teams of three from eight universities competing … Continue reading

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It’s all in the vine

I recently attended a tasting at the Oxford Wine Circle presented by Christophe Bristiel from Château La Nerthe. La Nerthe is one of the foremost producers in Châteauneuf-du-Pape, the famous appellation in the southern Rhône. Other than producing fantastic wine, … Continue reading

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