NEW Pinot Noir Curated 6 pack #3

A specially curated mixed Pinot Noir pack of wine comprising some fantastic Pinot Noir from around Australia’s cool climate regions. The pack comprises: Quiet Mutiny ‘Venus Rising’ Pinot Noir, Tasmania ($52) 93 POINTS Huon Hooke Nikkal Pinot Noir, Yarra Valley, Vic ($45) 93 POINTS, Huon Hooke Stockmans Ridge Handcrafted Pinot Noir, Orange ($29) 91 POINTS, … Read more

SPECIAL: Curated 6 Pack #2

A specially curated mixed Winter pack of wine comprising some of the best wines in a value pack. Wines for drinking now, with some suitable for the cellar. The pack comprises: Yangarra GSM 2016, McLaren Vale ($35)  93 POINTS Huon Hooke /  95 POINTS Wine Companion Logan ‘Ridge of Tears’ Shiraz 2016, Mudgee ($45)  93 POINTS, TLC Stockmans Ridge ‘Handcrafted’ Pinot … Read more

Wine drinkers have missed out on these fabulous varieties

When the English established their colony in South Africa they planted grape varieties that they were familiar with; French varieties were planted. The pattern was set and emulated in South Australia with cuttings acquired in Europe and Capetown on the way to Australia. This foundation set the scene well into the future, and it is … Read more

Orange’s favourite Savvy and Pinot Grigio

Angullong Wines will celebrate 21 years of winegrowing in the Orange region with the release of their popular 2018 Angullong Sauvignon Blanc ($20) and its partnering 2018 Angullong Pinot Grigio ($20). The Angullong property has been in the Crossing family for close to 70 years, with the vineyards planted 21 years ago, in 1998. The … Read more

Vintage in Mudgee

Vintage Mudgee

Mudgee’s 2019 vintage is experiencing high quality grapes being harvested, albeit with lower than average yields. The region had a very dry winter and spring that created challenges during the growing season. Judicious vineyard management with supplementary irrigation was essential for the development of adequate canopies and fruit. The dry conditions continued with the onset … Read more

The Pig is in the House

Pig in the House Wines

Jason and Rebecca O’Dea have released their new vintage Pig in the House red wines, the 2018 Pig in the House Cabernet Sauvignon ($25) and 2018 Pig in the House Shiraz ($25). Located at Canowindra (within the Cowra GI), the Pig in the House brand was established in 1996 and has since become one of … Read more

2018 Dr Edge Tasmanian Pinot Noir

2018 DR EDGE TASMANIAN PINOT NOIR94 POINTS, THE WINEFRONT “Red cherry, spice, honey, a little smoke and cap gun. Light, but juicy and almost sweet, fine tannin, fresh and bright, tacky wet paint kind of feel, stalks and meat, and a plump finish. It feels unresolved as a young wine, so I came back to … Read more

Meet the Maker: Amour Wines

Amour Wines Logo

On Friday 21st June we will be welcoming Matt Eades, winemaker and owner of Amour Wines, to the tasting bench. Matt has two wines to show, both of which have received acclaim from wine guru James Halliday. With his 2015 and 2016 Amour Shiraz both receiving 95 points, and the 2017 Chardonnay 93 points, this … Read more

2 of South Australia’s Best

How good are these 2 wines? The Piccadilly Circus Blanc de Blancs was the Best Sparkling Wine in the SA Hot 100, and the Charlotte Dalton Eliza Pinot Noir the NUMBER 1 wine in the HOT 100. More info on the HOT 100, including details of all the winners can be found here.

New in store

We have a couple of new wines in store. These two wines from Victoria are something special. 2015 Best’s Great Western Sparkling Shiraz: An iconic Australian wine, the latest vintage from Best’s is a cracker. Wine Guru, Huon Hooke, proclaimed: “96/100 Deep red colour with a good tint of purple and a persistent lacework of … Read more