Champagne Bureau Masterclass at Sheffield Hallam University

The Champagne Bureau The CIVC (Comité Interprofessionnel du vin de Champagne) is a semi autonomous official body that looks after the interests of the thousands of Champagne vine growers and wine makers. It has several responsibilities, the most (in)famous perhaps being its fierce legal protection of Champagne’s status as a protected designation of origin product. […]

Certified Wine Trainer Course, Jerez 2017

​John Gains Sherry Qualification John attended this course for wine educators in Jerez, October 2017. The course consisted of an intensive 3 day series of lectures, tastings and visits to vineyards, wineries and Bodegas. After a testing exam, including a tricky blind tasting element, he was awarded the coveted Sherry Educator Award by The President […]

Wine Accessories

Elite Wine Refrigeration The UK’s only specialist online wine cooler and cabinet retailer. Boasts a wide selection of manufacturers and designs, both built in and freestanding. Free UK mainland delivery. Coravin Coravin allows you to pour your favorite wine by the glass, without pulling the cork. Preserve your wine using its unique, patented blanketing system […]

Businessman starts local wine school

John founds Northern Wine School A local entrepreneur from Hollins, Bury, Greater Manchester with a passion for wine is to launch his new wine school with a fundraiser for Bury Hospice. John Callow, aged 28, has set up The Northern Wine School determined to share his love of the subject and to take the snobbery […]

Searching For Suitable Wine Tasting Venues in the North West

We are looking for suitable venues in the North Manchester area. They need to be licensed premises with a function/meeting room which will seat at least 12 people but preferably up to 20, in the “the U-shaped format” or possibly “boardroom” style. The wine tastings will take place on weekday evenings and would be on […]