The Oenophiliac

Bringing you stories from the world of wine and beer.

Freelance Wine Writer – Need your stories!


 Last year, 2011, a very good friend of mine convinced me to start writing a blog, she had started one herself a few months previous spritebysbokhylle a book review site (free plug), … Continue reading

February 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Australia back on top


“Australia is the only country in the world that can hold up against Burgundy,” claimed Alex Hunt MW, purchasing director at Berkmann Wine Cellars. This praise for the country’s Chardonnay … Continue reading

January 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Exciting future forecast for NZ Gruner


The UK wine trade was told to “watch this space” during a masterclass on New Zealand Grüner Veltliner in London yesterday. Nine different expressions of the Central European grape variety … Continue reading

January 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

UK drinkers favour English sparkling over Champagne, says report


Regular consumers of sparkling wine in the UK would rather drink English sparkling wine than Champagne, says a new report. The nation’s domestic bubbly is enjoying ‘phenomenal’ growth and rapidly … Continue reading

December 22, 2011 · Leave a comment

This weeks Poll. Should all Organic, Biodynamic or Sustainable wines have a recognised logo on the label?


MAGICS POLL. Lets gauge how you guys really feel about the many topics surrounding wines. Each week I’ll be posting a new poll regarding something around the wine trade. Cast … Continue reading

December 13, 2011 · Leave a comment

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