Harvest 2018: a view from the Swartland

6Mar Posted by Jo Lory

Luis from our sales team was over in South Africa recently and spent a couple of weeks with Johan Meyer. It’s a stressful time for South African winemakers, the country is experiencing the worst drought for over a century, and

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The pirate winemaker: Frederick Stevenson

21Jan Posted by Emily

Wines of incredible energy and character are coming out of a warehouse in the middle of Adelaide, proof that you don’t need a chateau or high-tech equipment to make good juice. With their attention-grabbing artwork and focused freshness, they’re truly

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Portfolio Tasting 2018 – Meet the brilliant people behind the wines

7Jan Posted by Jo Lory

Our Portfolio Tasting is back, on Wednesday 21st February at The Vinyl Factory in Soho. Nobody knows or speaks more passionately about our wines than the producers themselves, so we’re very excited over 40 of them coming to London for the

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Historic Rioja Wines

22Sep Posted by Jo Lory

Over the last few years we’ve been working with Johnny Hartwright, who is based in Barcelona and has a passion for sniffing out consignments of old vintage Rioja. The wines have typically been cellared in the same place ever since

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Seeing beyond Malbec – Edy del Popolo on the growing diversity in Argentine wines

5Sep Posted by Jo Lory

Indigo has recently started importing wines from PerSe, a personal project from Edgardo (Edy) del Popolo and David Bonomi, who are pioneering terroir driven wines in Argentina. I caught up with co-founder Edy del Popolo to learn more about the

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A visit to Hoffmann & Rathbone

29Aug Posted by Jo Lory

When did English wine stop being something people joked about? When Nyetimber and Camel Valley beat Champagnes such as Bollinger and Roederer in the World Sparkling Wine Championships in Verona in 2010? When Taittinger announced it was buying land in Kent? Perhaps

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Pinot Noir barrel tasting

From the Dirt Up: After the Revolution, how can Swartland sustain the momentum?

3May Posted by Jo Lory

When you speak to Johan Meyer, even on a whatsapp call with a slight time delay, you feel an energy and a passion about what he does. Just as well because he’s a busy guy, working on several ranges of

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Hip hops… refresh your list with some food friendly craft beers

3May Posted by Jo Lory

You’d have to have been living in a remote Siberian cave not to notice how popular craft beer has become over the last five years. But what exactly is craft beer – is it a style, is it about the

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Viñateros! A Spanish Wine Revolution

31Jan Posted by Jo Lory

Viñateros! is a one-day wine trade event celebrating Spanish artisan growers who work with minimal intervention in the vineyard and the winery to make authentic wines reflective of their respective regions and wine cultures. Seven UK-based importers, led by Indigo,

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Team Photo

Indigo in 2016: A Visual Retrospective

14Dec Posted by Julia

As the year closes there’s plenty to reflect on and be thankful for. Looking back on all the trips, producer visits, tastings and events, it’s been a busy one indeed. Life in the wine trade can be hectic, and the

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