Posts by Christina Pickard

More than just a wine tasting

More than just a wine tasting

The Real Wine Fair – Much more than just a wine tasting A bit of grin and bear it, a bit of...

Focus on Tutto Wines

Focus on Tutto Wines

FOCUS ON A WINE COMPANY TUTTO WINES Amongst the merchants involved in this year’s Real Wine Fair will be Tutto Wines,...

Masterclasses!

Masterclasses!

The Real Wine Fair will host talks and masterclasses given by wine growers and trade experts during the two days...

The Spanish Terroiristas

The Spanish Terroiristas

By Olly Bartlett, of Indigo Wine Come and meet the new Spanish Terroiristas The case for the prosecution: If one...

How Natural Becomes Second Nature Part 2: The Arguments

How Natural Becomes Second Nature Part 2: The Arguments

THE ARGUMENTS Natural wines don’t taste like wine (Wines can be beery, cidery, reductive) Wine doesn’t always taste like wine....

How Natural Becomes Second Nature Part 1

How Natural Becomes Second Nature Part 1

Natural wine is not a trend; it is an ongoing commitment, by which I mean that growers do not perceive...

Good and Bad Wine Culture

Good and Bad Wine Culture

Culture is a concept that includes a refining and elevating element, each society’s reservoir of the best that has been...

Chatting with Nigel Sutcliffe

Chatting with Nigel Sutcliffe

Nigel Sutcliffe is the managing director of restaurant consultant Truffle Hunting. He was also the MD of The Crazy Bear...

The Return of Chapooterman

The Return of Chapooterman

Michel Chapoutier planted his soap box firmly on the ground and gave of his wisdom according to The Drinks Business. If...

Rootstock Sydney: Australia’s first natural wine fair

Rootstock Sydney: Australia’s first natural wine fair

–by Christina Pickard After 11 years in London, I knew that making the move to Perth, Australia would bring me...

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