Posts by Christina Pickard

Reasons to go to the Real Wine Fair

Reasons to go to the Real Wine Fair

Meet the growers: Sunday 13h & Monday 14th April 2014 10.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m. VENUE: Tobacco Dock, Wapping E1W...

How to get the best out of the Real Wine Fair 2014

How to get the best out of the Real Wine Fair 2014

Non-Trade Customers – buy tickets early – and save nearly £5 Trade:  pre-register – it’s quicker and saves time when...

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Virtual 3-D wine fair

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Virtual 3-D wine fair

Previously, we had only encountered wine longitudinally and laterally, but this unique fair will allow customers to explore wine physically...

Chatting with Matt Swieboda of Sydney’s Love Tilly Devine

Chatting with Matt Swieboda of Sydney’s Love Tilly Devine

Love Tilly Devine is one of the best wine bars in Australia. There, I said it. It’s the kind of...

A Q&A with: Cascina Disa

A Q&A with: Cascina Disa

Perched atop some of the highest hills in the region (at 500 meters) in a community east of the town...

What’s in a name? Natural Wine Redefined

What’s in a name? Natural Wine Redefined

Let us listen to three voices. If you ask one type of man, “What does a novel do?” he will...

The Fault-Finder General

The Fault-Finder General

—Doug Wregg Do not fret, it’s not a crisis But this wine has brettanomyces!  “He was marked out by his...

A Q&A with: Nico Barraco

A Q&A with: Nico Barraco

A few words about Marsalan table wine producer Nico Barraco from his importer Tutto Wines:   While Marsala is infamous for...

Meet the Growers: The Beautiful South

Meet the Growers: The Beautiful South

The timing of The Real Wine Fair may not be propitious for our growers and winemakers in the southern hemisphere...

World of Fine Natural Wine

World of Fine Natural Wine

I was privileged to be invited to take part in a tasting (followed by a “round table” discussion) of natural...

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