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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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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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The Colours of Priorat

23Nov Posted by Geco Designs

We’ve always been particularly proud of our small stable of Priorat producers, which includes Daphne Glorian of the legendary Clos Erasmus, Família Nin-Ortiz and a recent addition, the game-changing winemaker Dominik Huber of Terroir al Límit. Last month the Indigo

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Indigo and Biercraft on tour

29Jun Posted by Jo Lory

Those of you who have been to our portfolio tastings will already be aware about our partnership with Biercraft – purveyor of the world’s most exciting boutique craft brews. Their philosophy of searching out small, quality-minded producers with delicious, compelling

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Restaurant Spotlight: A Visit to Wilks, in Bristol

16Jun Posted by Jo Lory

Husband and wife team James Wilkins and Christine Vayssade own and run award winning Wilks Restaurant in Bristol, with Christine at the front of house and James in the kitchen. Chef James arrived in Bristol with an accomplished CV that

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A Tour of Northwest Spain, Issue 1: Visiting Bierzo’s Legendary Winemaker, Raul Perez

3Jun Posted by Geco Designs

When we arrived in Bierzo the vineyards could only be seen through a curtain of incessant rain. A fog hung above the rolling hills and old vines dotted the landscape as far as the eye could see, lending whole scene

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Postcard from Tenerife

17Apr Posted by Geco Designs

Our Buyer Ben just came back from a (working) holiday in Tenerife. Here he shares his visual diary, with a few notes about the island’s spectacular old vineyards, and the beginnings of an exciting new project for Indigo.  I spent

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