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Reach for Ribera

When most people think of Spanish wine or Tempranillo, Rioja is the first thing that comes to mind. The Rioja region has all the glamour: an excellent tourist route and…

The Life of an MW Student – Twenty Seven

I write this having returned yesterday from the annual MW student study seminar. This is an intensive, bootcamp-like week which aims to get students fighting fit and ready for sixteen…

The Life of an MW Student – Twenty Six

It’s easy, in the wine trade, to slip into unhealthy drinking patterns. We are constantly surrounded by delicious, interesting, and often free, wine. However, overindulging in alcohol is not conducive…

OWC Featured in The Oxford Mail!

On the back of our recent success in the Top 50 Independent Wine Merchants, we were featured in The Oxford Mail. Here’s an excerpt: Owner and chairman Ted Sandbach started…

Talking Wine – January 2023

We are now well into in January and a few friends are indulging in ‘Dry January’. They will tell you they are feeling great but I detect that some of…