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Alex Down
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Looking after the wine portfolio at Amathus Drinks. Contributor to The Drinks Business. Blogger on The Riesling Revolutionary.
Looking after the wine portfolio at Amathus Drinks. Contributor to The Drinks Business. Blogger on The Riesling Revolutionary.

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Take a look at this video on YouTube:ed

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My latest article for The Drinks Business: 'Think Oregon, Drink Pinot'. I love the wines from this region so much! http://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2013/11/think-oregon-drink-pinot/

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Here is a video of me visiting some wineries out in Mallorca. Really was surprised at how good the wines were!

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Having returned recently from Sicily, I can confirm Mount Etna's wine revolution is well under way - read about it here in my article for The Drinks Business.

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Just got back from an amazing trip to the Mount Etna region of Sicily. Some of the wines out there blew me away - here is a video which I shot while I was out there summing up my thoughts: http://vimeo.com/50102376

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Are you interesting in knowing more about sweet wines? Check out this article which I wrote for Great British Chefs which features some great wine matches for desserts from Marcus Wareing, Richard Corrigan and Nathan Outlaw, to name but a few! 

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In case you haven't heard, 31 Days of German Riesling is in full swing here in the UK. If you want to know more about this awesome great variety, check out the videos I shot together with Wines of Germany on the 31 Days homepage: http://31daysofgermanriesling.co.uk/

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To celebrate the Nose-to-Tail Festival which took place in London a few weeks back, I wrote an article for Great British Chefs www.greatbritishchefs.com featuring some of my favourite offal recipes http://www.greatbritishchefs.com/community/offal-dishes-nose-to-tail-fortnight

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For those that are not already aware, I have recently set up a wine tasting business, Revolution Wine Tasting, which is based in London and the South-East of England. Be sure to check out the site www.revolutionwinetasting.com

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I recently reviewed some cracking wines from the Mosel in Germany for Winedirect.co.uk - here is the video: Video Tasting #1 - Wines from Weingut Thanisch
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