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Novel Wines Nominated for Local Independent Awards!

Novel Wines Nominated for Local Independent Awards!

We're excited to announce that Novel Wines has been nominated for two awards in Ben Howlett's Best of Bath Business Awards 2017. We are nominated for the 'Best Independent in the Drinks Sector' award and the 'Best Independent Newcomer' award...

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Novel Wines at the Bath Expo 2017

Novel Wines at the Bath Expo 2017

Today was the Bath Expo 2017 at the Assembly Rooms in central Bath. This historic venue attracts independent businesses, mainly services, from across the city and surrounding area and is one of the highlights of the Business-to-Business (B2B) year. Novel...

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Chancellor Phillip Hammond Increases Wine Duty

Chancellor Phillip Hammond Increases Wine Duty

The UK Chancellor Phillip Hammond has increased duty on wine. The UK already has the second highest duty in the whole of the EU.  The Wine & Spirits Trade Association's recent survey shows 62% of UK consumers believe duty on wine...

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Xynisteri Grape Variety white wine from Cyprus

Meet the Grape Variety: Xynisteri from Cyprus

Xynisteri is a white grape used predominantly for dry white wines or in the famous dessert wine, Commandaria. The variety is native to Cyprus and for many years it was considered too simple and elegant to be used in anything...

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Am I drinking too much wine?

Am I drinking too much wine?

Wine is always best enjoyed in moderation. Ben & Gyorgy have been supporters of the UK-wide education charity DrinkAware for many years and we believe that the best attitude to drinking is an informed one.  What we love about DrinkAware...

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Early Look: English Wine 2016 Harvest Report

Early Look: English Wine 2016 Harvest Report

English wine is enjoying quite the resurgence. Already established in the premium market globally, there are now over 1,800 hectares of vines planted across England’s 440 or so vineyards. While Brexit seems to be hurting many in the trade, it’s...

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Introducing this Japanese white wine by Grace Winery from Yamanashi Provence, made with 100% Koshu grapes.

Introducing the Grace Koshu Kayagatake 2015

Our wine of the week this week is simply pure class. Grace Koshu Kayagatake, from the Yamanashi Provence in Japan, is elegant and delicious. Grace Koshu Kayagatake is a light, white wine with a long finish. The characteristics that dominate...

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We’re going to be in the brand new Bath Cookbook!

We’re going to be in the brand new Bath Cookbook!

We’re pretty excited about this one.Before Christmas, Meze Publishing will be releasing the all-new Bath Cookbook. Their team are behind some of the most successful regional cookbooks of all time, including the Sheffield Cookbook and Lincolnshire Cookbook. The premise is...

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Peak at Hungary’s 2016 harvest

Peak at Hungary’s 2016 harvest

The all-important harvest is always the result of a year’s work in the vineyard. It’s the combination of the weather conditions and the hard graft of the vine growers’ reactions.In Hungary, 2016 might not be a fab year for volume...

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