Month: May 2019

Vermentino

Vermentino

Refresh, reinvent and reinvigorate are terms often thrown around by marketeers and business consultants and we well know that the alcohol sector is not immune from their self-proclaimed wisdom. It may be a statement of the obvious, but it’s probably fair to say that these days, consumers are looking to try something new and different…
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Costanzo and Sons Kinship Chardonnay 2016

Costanzo & Sons Kinship Chardonnay 2016

It was 1878 when Ned Kelly and his band of bushrangers were drawn to the Strathboogie region in country Victoria by the prosperity of the area from wool production. Our most infamous bushranger and his henchmen successfully robbed the Euroa Bank of $2000 pounds in cash and a stash of gold. Fast forward 100 years…
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Pooley Wines

Pooley Wines

It is perhaps the most underrated wine area in Australia but could this also be one of the best? Wine industry tourism (or “Enotourism” to those proficient in the lingo) is flourishing around Australia and visitors are spoilt for choice. While some of our best regions, like those in southern Western Australia) are inconveniently located…
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Pindarie Estate Winery

Pindarie 2016 Western Ridge Shiraz

For oenophiles like me, there’s an indisputable romance in wine, wineries and the vinicultural process. Sampling the product of other’s hard labour in the vineyard and expertise in the winery is enchanting, if not seductive; but for mine, there’s nothing more intoxicating than a good story about the journey of the people behind the brand.…
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