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London Wine Fair 2017

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London Wine Fair 2017 - Panorama

Ever on the hunt for new wines, Symposium braved the crowds at Britain's biggest annual wine expo, held at Kensington Olympia.

Highlights included Philip Goodband MW's masterclass entitled "Earth, Wind & Fire: How Techtonics Influence the Wines of California." A six-wine tour of the Golden State's volcanic geology, landscapes, and microclimates, it was a delicious reminder of the sheer variety of wine styles to be found across the region. Peter Franus has even managed to produce a deliciously delicate Albariño in Carneros!

We also found time to explore a selection of Albariños from their homeland in Spain's Rías Baixas, and catch up with the latest offerings from some of our regular suppliers. We found some delicious summer-ready offerings that you may well see in the shop soon. Although we're not sure that Lewes is quite ready for the Argentine cartoon-inspired "Plop!" range...

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