The Liberator


Richard Kelley MW is The Liberator. This vinous explorer unearths hidden gems from South Africa and brings them to the UK to showcase these forgotten, lost or unknown wines under the brand 'The Liberator'.

Kelley is, arguably, the UK's leading authority on South African wine having lived there for seven years, been a contributor to Platter's Guide and a judge for prestigious South African wine shows. He now is the owner, with his wife Rebekah, of the importer Dreyfus Ashby, where he showcases not only the Liberator wines but a wide range of other exquisite producers.

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The Liberator Episode 32 'Opposites Attract" 2019 75cl
A stunning red - big, bold and earthy with some lovely fragrant spice and floral hints. Beyond the periphery of South Africa’s conventional vineyard regions lie great vinous treasures, resigned to anonymity; forgotten, abandoned or just simply undiscovered. It is...
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