What we've been up to

"These are exciting times" declares David Gleave MW at the Liberty Wines Portfolio Tasting

"These are exciting times" declares David Gleave MW at the Liberty Wines Portfolio Tasting

7th February, 2014

In this short video David Gleave MW shares his thoughts on the Liberty Wines Portfolio Tasting which took place at The Oval Cricket Ground in London on 22nd January 2014. With a focus on premium wines...

A Sauvignon surplus? News from Kim Crawford

A Sauvignon surplus? News from Kim Crawford

7th February, 2014

Over the past week or so, vineyard managers across Marlborough have been thinning the fruit on the vines. With tales of so-called shortages dominating the headlines in 2013, our friends at 

“Your greatest tasting ever!”

“Your greatest tasting ever!”

31st January, 2014

So said Bea Contini Bonacossi from Capezzana, “Every year is better than the one before!”. 

With record numbers for both wines on show and customers through the door...

Valdespino and Moro - a winning combination...

Valdespino and Moro - a winning combination...

22nd October, 2013

On a warm but wet October day a select group were invited to attend a lunch accompanied entirely by sherries from Valdespino...

A happy harvest at Willunga 100

A happy harvest at Willunga 100

17th October, 2013

As the harvest comes to a close across the vineyards of the northern hemisphere it is nice to see how they do things on the southern side! The team at Willunga 100 have just sent through a lovely short film of their harvest time from earlier in the year which gives a great snapshot of all the hard work that goes into their wines...

Celebrating the harvest with Domaine Laroche

Celebrating the harvest with Domaine Laroche

11th October, 2013

Importers and customers from around the globe arrived in Chablis last Thursday for Domaine Laroche’s annual Harvest Celebration. Upon arrival at the top of the Premier Cru Vaudevey vineyard...

An Iberian adventure

An Iberian adventure

10th October, 2013

This week we hosted a second focus tasting in our new offices, this time concentrating on the wines of Spain and Portugal. Organised as a self pour tasting where customers could go round in their own time...

Ciao e benvenuti…Back to school at Liberty

Ciao e benvenuti…Back to school at Liberty

27th September, 2013

Everyone has that back to school feeling in September and it is no different at Liberty Wines. This week kicked off a new term of Italian classes for the staff who are keen to take their Italian past just being able to order a ‘pizza margherita, per favore!’...

Exciting additions add a new dimension to the Liberty Portfolio Tasting

Exciting additions add a new dimension to the Liberty Portfolio Tasting

20th September, 2013

Last Tuesday The Oval Cricket Ground once again hosted a fantastic London Portfolio Tasting with record attendance!  Arranged by varietal and with many new wines and vintages on show there was much to explore...

Quality, diversity and individuality - Premium Australia all in one room

Quality, diversity and individuality - Premium Australia all in one room

6th September, 2013

On Wednesday over a hundred customers from all over the country came to the Glaziers Hall in London to meet a stellar list of Australian producers and taste through both the new vintage releases and the new additions to the Liberty Wines portfolio...

Celebrating Australian Chardonnay and Shiraz at The Mamba Awards

Celebrating Australian Chardonnay and Shiraz at The Mamba Awards

7th August, 2013

Consumers and wine professionals were treated to a generous tasting of top Australian Chardonnays, Shiraz and Shiraz blends at the beautiful destination restaurant The Harrow at Little Bedwyn last night for the 6th Annual Mamba Awards.

Hosted by Roger and Sue Jones in conjunction with Riedel UK...

Bellavista joins inaugural Franciacorta UK tasting

Bellavista joins inaugural Franciacorta UK tasting

12th July, 2013

The newly established, dedicated UK office of the Franciacorta DOCG held its first major event at the Italian Embassy in London last week. Bellavista...