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Indi-to-go! Indigo wines direct to your door.

26Mar Posted by Jo Lory

Everyone’s trying to adapt to a ‘new normal’ we usually sell our delicious artisan wines to restaurants and wine shops but with so many closed we’ve set up Indi-to-go – an online shop with a selection of our popular wines plus

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4 Eléments: Change and Innovation in Champagne

24Apr Posted by Maddy Horrigan

In his influential book Champagne Peter Liem speaks of a transformation in the region: a new wave of family growers and young winemakers who are paying closer attention to the farming; vinifying their own grapes rather than selling to the

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The changing faces of Sangiovese

18Mar Posted by Jo Lory

Sangiovese is Italy’s most planted grape making up around 10% of vineyards. It’s thought to have originated in the south – a cross between the ancient ciliegiolo grape and Calabrese Montenuovo, an obscure variety found in Campania. Sangiovese was first

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Viñateros! The Spanish Wine Revolution is back

3Dec Posted by Jo Lory

  Three years after the ground-breaking and hugely successful trade tasting in London celebrating Spanish artisan growers, Vinateros! is back. REGISTER We’re teaming up with 12 other importers to bring an exceptional group of winemakers to London in February. Meet over 70

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‘Live Joy’ – Biodynamic lessons in life and winemaking from Birgit Braunstein

25Oct Posted by Maddy Horrigan

In recent years organic farming has become increasingly popular with both producers and consumers. Furthermore, a rising number of wineries, Romanée-Conti, Latour and Louis Roederer to name a few high-profile examples, are embracing organics more radical cousin biodynamics. Read our

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Biodynamics – just a load of bull?!

15Aug Posted by Jo Lory

Jancis Robinson presents an open-minded overview of biodynamics in an article for the FT last year, despite the title: “Biodynamic wine and the Hogwarts school of viticulture“. Discussions with people in the wine trade often include a certain amount of scepticism or just

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Taking a sustainable approach at Gaintza Txakoli

30Jul Posted by Jo Lory

Maybe you’ve done a pintxo crawl around the narrow cobbled streets of San Sebastian old town or Bilbao. You probably sank a fair few low flat tumblers of the pale, green appley white with a slight spritz along the way,

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Mutiliana – a new language of Sangiovese

15Jul Posted by Maddy Horrigan

Giorgio Melandri, the founder of Mutiliana, and his daughter Livia visited London recently and we had the opportunity to catch up with Giorgio and discuss the inspiration behind the project. Sine sole sileo. Without the sun I am silent. You might have

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Bodega Lanzaga – Re-framing the history of Rioja

12Jun Posted by Jo Lory

On the surface Rioja seems steeped in tradition: historic wineries with lofty cellars stacked with barrels that define a well-known classification system based on time spent in oak. In fact this is a tradition that dates back to the 18th

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Javier Revert’s fresh take on the past

29Apr Posted by Jo Lory

“The future lies in the past” has become something of a battle cry for a new generation of  winemakers in Spain who are reviving long abandoned vineyards and rediscovering a wealth of native grapes. Javier Revert is very much part of

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