The Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) - WineMatters is an Approved Programme Provider with the WSET, the recognised industry standard for Wine and Spirit education.
WineMatters Ireland - Courses are run from a number of sites, including our fully equipped lecture theatre at La Rousse Foods in Dublin.
Individual Wines - Richard Loadman has set up a business based in Oxford retailing bin ends of fine wines at prices significantly below other Merchants prices. He is also offering even lower prices on pre-arrival stock. You can buy any quantity from a single bottle upwards and as the stock will be constantly changing he will e-mail details of new bargains to anyone who wishes to sign up for a monthly mailing. For further information e-mail Richard or call him directly on 01865-791400.
Bothy Vineyard - Faringdon Road, Frilford Heath, Oxfordshire, OX13 6QW. Oxford's oldest commercial vineyard is set in beautiful surroundings, and managed for wildlife diversity, Bothy Vineyard produces award winning regional wines that embody the best of modern English wine making. Wine tastings and vineyard tours are offered. For further information e-mail Richard and Sian Liwicki or call them directly on 01865-390067.
Eastcott Vineyard - Lower Eastcott, Northlew, Okehampton, Devon EX20 3PT. Established in Spring 2008 to create fine English wines and to build on the growing success of the English Wine industry. Eastcott Vineyard is one of the new 21st Century vineyards in Devon, lying in a delightful sheltered vale, a few miles north-west of Okehampton. It offers three well-appointed holiday cottages: Merlot Cottage, Cabernet & Sauvignon, renovated to a high standard, suitable for year-round holidays. For further information email Richard and Hilary Waller or call them directly on 01837-811012.
Loire Valley Holiday Homes - Three beautiful properties in the heart of the Loire Valley - two with shared heated swimming pool and one with large splash pool. For further information e-mail Christa and Phill.
Caviste - Award-winning independent wine merchant established in 2003 by winemaker David Thomas, originally under the name of The Cellar Door. Caviste’s constantly evolving wine list celebrates the small, independent producer, with many wines discovered whilst in the vineyards of the world’s most exciting wine regions. Open for tasting throughout the week, often with visiting winemakers and producers at weekends, as well as tutored tastings and educational courses throughout the year.
Harpers Wine and Spirit magazine - Dedicated to bringing you worldwide drinks industry news, views and expert analysis from the wine, spirit, beer and cider markets.
Nat Decants FREE Wine E-Newsletter - Wine picks, articles and humour from Natalie MacLean, named the World's Best Drink Writer at the World Food Media Awards in Australia. Natalie is also the author of Red, White and Drunk All Over: A Wine Soaked Journey from Grape to Glass.
Courses for wine enthusiasts who wish to develop their wine tasting skills in a friendly, informal setting. To Educate and Inspire.