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Kochan & Platz Winery

Kochan & Platz, one of our favourite wineries in the Mosel region of Germany, are busy bottling their 2022 vintages. Nicole introduces us to their cellar.

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Client Focus: The Hand and Flowers

Gavin Hills is Wine Director at The Hand and Flowers - the only pub in the UK with two Michelin stars! The pub is based in the Georgian town of Marlow and is owned by celebrity chef Tom Kerridge. He selected four of the wines from our portfolio for their wine list, including two Rieslings, a Grauburgunder (Pinot Gris) and a Dornfelder.

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The WineBarn Wins Decanter Award for Best German Wine Retailer 2022

The WineBarn are delighted to have won the Decanter Award 2022 for ‘Best Specialist Germany Wine Retailer’. Judged by an independent panel of industry experts, the awards commend the exceptional choice consumers have when it comes to buying wine in the UK, providing an indispensable guide to the best wine shops, online retailers and wine specialists.

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Client Focus: Cherwell Boathouse

Cherwell Boathouse is a quintessentially English, award-winning restaurant and punt station in Oxford. The restaurant often hosts tasting dinners, live music and comedy, and offers seasonal fayre. Cherwell Boathouse’s Sommelier Brice, recommends Allendorf’s 2018 Sekt Riesling Brut. A firm favourite with Brice and guests at Cherwell, this wine is a classic, refreshing, sparkling Riesling with delicate creamy notes and an elegant body. Noble yet playful, it speaks to all of our senses. The restaurant has been voted Wine List of the Year by the Good Food Guide, as well as by the Imbibe Magazine awards. To learn more about Cherwell Boathouse, visit;

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