Amelia’s Blog

  1. A New Way to Taste and Learn with Me!

    I entered the wine industry over ten years ago (ahem) to make wine more accessible, fun and ultimately to empower people when it came to making their wine decisions. Amelia’s Wine ran on a multimedia platform ( online, TV, magazines), but where I struggled to reach people in a more interactive and international way were [More]

  2. Movies, Food & Wine = The Perfect Holiday time

    As the holiday season gets well underway, I thought I would share some of my favourite film, food and wine/drinks pairings to suit the various moods and family dynamics during the festive season. My family and I just watched the newly released  Little Women which I really cannot recommend highly enough.  It is such a [More]

  3. The camera doesn’t lie.

    I was beyond elated to be invited back to @sheerluxe and discuss Christmas high street wine suggestions. We covered all range of styles which included celebrity wine as well as wine from one of the most environmentally friendly wineries in the world. If you are in need for some savvy vinous inspiration then check out [More]

  4. How to not only Survive but THRIVE during the festive season

    Most hangovers come from being dehydrated. Hangovers are more likely to do with the quantity that you drink as opposed to sulphur levels, the price of the wine or the order of drinks which you were enjoying. ALWAYS match each glass of wine with a glass of water or fruit juice. I ALWAYS drink a [More]

  5. I am delighted to have been named one of the 50 up-and-coming International Drinks Stars

    This Thanksgiving I was extra thankful. I still can’t believe that I am included in such an inspiring list of people in the industry. It means so much to me that I am acknowledged by well respected peers in the trade but also that they think I still have a lot more to offer…. No [More]

  6. Can Alcohol Free not be fun free?!

    My first ever post with a non alcoholic wine. *audible background gasps* This is a slightly different take on the imminent festive season.   I always am enlightened to new things wine wise in London. It seriously has the most cosmopolitan and diverse wine offering in the world. But this year what really got my [More]

  7. Old World vs New World

    A few days before my Masterclass at Leiths I will be chairing an Intelligence Squared debate between Jancis Robinson and Oz Clarke. The argument is – ‘Old World vs New World’. When I started in the industry these definitions seemed to carry more significance. Ten years later in the trade – with today’s changing climate, [More]

  8. Natural Wine: Natural Phenomenon or Natural Disaster?

    As the Raw Wine fair in LA this week could attest, the subject of wine’s provenance and technical make up is becoming more acutely examined by wine drinkers.  WINE 101: Vegan vs. Organic vs. Biodynamic vs. Natural It has been common place for the provenance of food to be examined. Consumers want to know where and [More]

  9. Summer Wines with SheerLuxe

    I am delighted to be back in the UK for the summer although my feet have not touched the ground.  Not only have we been busy filming the Wine Show Series Three, but I also spent time with the fabulous Georgie Coleridge Cole and the SheerLuxe Team to give them my take on the best [More]

  10. Bring your Wine A-Game with The Avengers

    Whatever you are up to – I hope you see wine in a whole new superhero light – and I look forward to hearing what your ideal Avenger wine combo would be! And yes. There’s an Ant-Man and a Spider-Man. And a pairing for each.   Ant Man:  Versatile, Cerebral, Underrated Wine: Riesling This grape can [More]