The Oenophiliac

Bringing you stories from the world of wine and beer.

Harpers – Mike Matthews writes on why we should take a leap of faith into the unusual


I’m someone who searches for the unusual when it comes to wine. I like to champion those producers and countries that generally struggle to get a sniff when it comes … Continue reading

October 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Food, Beer & Spirit Writers Required


Are you an aspiring Food, Beer or Spirit writer? If so would you like to contribute to Magics Wine Guide and Reviews for Newbies?  As a bona fide wine guy I suffer … Continue reading

July 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

EU fines Italy, Spain, Greece for illegal vine plantings


European Union officials have ordered Spain, Italy and Greece to repay millions of euros for illegally planting vines. Spain must hand back €131.3m (US$164m) of funding handed out by the … Continue reading

June 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

US BECOMES THE WORLD’S LEADING STILL LIGHT WINE MARKET


The US overtook Italy in 2011 to become the largest single still light wine market, according to the IWSR. Still light wine sales in the US reached 300.6m cases in … Continue reading

June 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

Summer Vino – So What Will Be in Your Glass? Huffington Blog Post


Now British summer time has officially begun, the mind starts to wander. Holidays are approaching. The days are getting longer and warmer. Possibly the odd barbeque or two is on … Continue reading

March 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

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