What we've been up to

‘Natural’…or ‘Primitive’?

‘Natural’…or ‘Primitive’?

14th May, 2015

David Gleave MW writes...

The debate about ‘natural’ wines continues to rage. But much of what I read is as cloudy and as lacking in clarity and precision as the wines themselves...

Jennifer Docherty joins the Master of Wine elite

Jennifer Docherty joins the Master of Wine elite

20th March, 2015

We are delighted to share the news that our wine buyer Jennifer Docherty is now a Master of Wine!  Since passing the examinations she has been working hard on the demanding dissertation...

Liberty Wines celebrates 18 years!

Liberty Wines celebrates 18 years!

15th March, 2015

On 10th March 2015, Liberty Wines celebrated its 18th birthday. Co-founder and Managing Director, David Gleave MW had this to say...

"Liberty Wines is 18 years old today. Since Luciann Flynn...

A record-breaking Portfolio Roadshow

A record-breaking Portfolio Roadshow

9th March, 2015

The last week in February saw Liberty Wines take a selection of the portfolio on the annual roadshow.  Taking in four cities in four days, the tasting roadshow to Manchester, Edinburgh, Dublin and Bristol saw increases in attendance of up to 50% on 2014, enabling over 600 existing and prospective customers outside London to taste up to 360 wines poured by 35 producers from across the globe...

Barolo, Nebbiolo and cork...

Barolo, Nebbiolo and cork...

16th December, 2014

David Gleave MW writes...

I was in Barolo with the journalist Matthew Jukes (www.matthewjukes.com) earlier in December and we tasted about 400 Barolo and Barbaresco over the course of five days...

2014 Vintage Update: New Zealand

2014 Vintage Update: New Zealand

2nd October, 2014

The 2014 vintage is the result of a warm, dry spring and near perfect conditions during flowering...

Top recommendations from our London Portfolio Tasting

Top recommendations from our London Portfolio Tasting

19th September, 2014

Wine buyer Jennifer Docherty, shares some of her top recommendations for current drinking from our recent Portfolio tasting:

Whites

"I was really wowed by the...

"Unified by a strong sense of place" David Gleave MW introduces new additions at the Liberty Wines Autumn Portfolio Tasting

"Unified by a strong sense of place" David Gleave MW introduces new additions at the Liberty Wines Autumn Portfolio Tasting

12th September, 2014

In this short video David Gleave MW introduces the new producers to the portfolio launched at the Autumn Portfolio Tasting which took place at The Oval Cricket Ground in London on 9th September 2014...

Charles Back honoured by the International Wine Challenge

Charles Back honoured by the International Wine Challenge

29th July, 2014

We are delighted that Fairview...

A gourmet night with Paolo and Luca De Marchi at Theo Randall at The Intercontinental, London

A gourmet night with Paolo and Luca De Marchi at Theo Randall at The Intercontinental, London

24th July, 2014

Tom Jones (sales) shares his impressions of a gourmet evening of food and wine with Paolo and Luca De Marchi. 

"Extra-cool air-conditioning coupled with a glass of wonderfully chilled Proprietà Sperino Rosa di Rosa 2013 was the perfect welcome to sweltering...

Celebrating Premium Australia at The Harrow at Little Bedwyn

Celebrating Premium Australia at The Harrow at Little Bedwyn

23rd July, 2014

The recent heat wave couldn’t have been timed better, as Roger and Sue Jones of Michelin-starred The Harrow at Little Bedwyn put on a four day extravaganza celebrating Australian wines.

The first event for Liberty Wines was a food and wine matching presentation and lunch...

A night of ‘unprecedented success’ at the IWC Merchant Awards

A night of ‘unprecedented success’ at the IWC Merchant Awards

17th July, 2014

We are delighted that Liberty Wines has been named Large Agent (over 10 employees), On-Trade Supplier and Italy Specialist Merchant of the Year by the International Wine Challenge at last night’s Awards dinner...