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14th August, 2017

d’Arenberg The Derelict Vineyard Grenache

d’Arenberg The Derelict Vineyard Grenache 2011 Mclaren Vale was my tipple this weekend. A mid range , foot trod, basket pressed grenache from the incredible d’Arenberg winery. Completed in French oak . www.darenberg.com.au/index.php?option=com_platfform&view=crm&layout=productdetails&productId=3531&Itemid=102 In my view not a traditional grenache, drier than most I have tasted but with a full...

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7th August, 2017

McLaren Vale Willunga 100 Cabernet Shiraz 2013

McLaren Vale Willunga 100 Cabernet Shiraz is a great example of a well priced shiraz blend from McLaren Vale. Having consistently taken home full bodied pure shiraz wines to Test (It’s a tough job) I decided to try something different and took this home. A blend with Cabernet which exhibits...

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7th August, 2017

New Card Clearer for Australian Wines Online

We are in the process of changing our credit card clearer as we have experienced a few problems with our previous provider. Barclaycard is much simpler to use, and does not currently have the complex “Robot” deterrent system which our current provider uses. You can still use any card on...

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13th June, 2017

2017 Halliday Guide

Finally bought in a 2017 Halliday guide, the bible for Australian wines. It is an amazing publication with lists of vineyards, wines and huge amounts of information on current vintage releases. Ratings are given to vineyards and the wines produced in them. There are some exceptions where some producers choose...

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13th June, 2017

Mollydooker Wines

We have finally acquired a limited supply of Mollydooker wines for the business and even though the two vintages are relatively young, they are drinking absolutely superbly. We tried to get some Enchanted Path as well as The Boxer and Blue Eyed Boy, but it was unavailable. I tried The...

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15th April, 2017

Ladies who Shoot their Lunch Shiraz

I just love the name and the wine is excellent. Good body, nice fruit with some pepperiness. Ideal with roast meats and most other meat dishes. Tremendous value wine . I also like the fact that it comes in a very heavy sturdy bottle. Good wines should be in good bottles...

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