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Jefford on Monday: In Praise of the Avant-Garde

Jefford on Monday: In Praise of the Avant-Garde | Wine from Down Under | Scoop.it
Every wine culture needs an avant-garde, a revolutionary fringe or a dissident rump.
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Restaurant group Merivale spent a record $332,608 on a set of Penfolds Grange - and put one on its wine lists for $135,000

Restaurant group Merivale spent a record $332,608 on a set of Penfolds Grange - and put one on its wine lists for $135,000 | Wine from Down Under | Scoop.it
The buyer of a complete, 63-vintage set of Penfolds Grange, which sold over Christmas for a record $332,608 at auction was Sydney hotelier Justin Hemmes' Merivale group, it turns out, with the company announcing today that it will offer the wines to drink at a select few of the group's 60 restaurants.
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Five new release Australian chardonnays from five different regions

Five new release Australian chardonnays from five different regions | Wine from Down Under | Scoop.it
Wine journal.
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Sangiovese red wine variety in Australia

Sangiovese red wine variety in Australia | Wine from Down Under | Scoop.it
Sangiovese red wine variety in Australia. History, producers and regions
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Why Argentina is the Ultimate Destination for Wine Lovers

Why Argentina is the Ultimate Destination for Wine Lovers | Wine from Down Under | Scoop.it
Argentina is quickly becoming one of the world's most popular and is a top destination for wine lovers and with good reason.
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Wine: Three winners for the long weekend - Wine - NZ Herald News

Wine: Three winners for the long weekend - Wine - NZ Herald News | Wine from Down Under | Scoop.it
Ernesto Catena Animal Natural Vineyards Malbec 2013 $31 - New Zealand Herald
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Public tastings announced for Sydney International Wine Competition – Food & Lifestyle on The AU Review

Public tastings announced for Sydney International Wine Competition – Food & Lifestyle on The AU Review | Wine from Down Under | Scoop.it
Public tastings announced for Sydney International Wine Competition - the AU review (blog) https://t.co/HasQ1PLPoL
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Find Your Way to Myrtaceae Winery

Myrtaceae is a vineyard and winery situated near Arthurs Seat in the Hinterland region of the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia. Limited quantitie
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Why Argentinian reds are the new Malbec

Why Argentinian reds are the new Malbec | Wine from Down Under | Scoop.it
Much of Argentina’s success over the past few years is undeniably down to the runaway success of the Malbec in the UK.
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Parker ‘palate killers’ are gone from Oz

Parker ‘palate killers’ are gone from Oz | Wine from Down Under | Scoop.it
RT @EDW_WSET: Parker 'palate killers from Australia are now gone https://t.co/tqVek5nOwk via @teamdb @RobertOatleyAUS #AustralianWine #wine…
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How this WA winery is using drones and geology to create perfect drops

How this WA winery is using drones and geology to create perfect drops | Wine from Down Under | Scoop.it
The Swinney crest reads 'Quo Fata Vocant,' Latin for 'Whither the fates call'; but Mr Swinney said when it comes to wine, very little is left to chance.
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Meet the Artisans of Australian Wine

Meet the Artisans of Australian Wine | Wine from Down Under | Scoop.it
A wine tasting showed once again that Australia truly is the king of the cool and quirky: here are four Australian wine makers (and labels) to know.
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Chilean Wines: Long on Unique and Flavorful Notes

Chilean Wines: Long on Unique and Flavorful Notes | Wine from Down Under | Scoop.it
The concept of grapes and winemaking was little known in Chile before Spanish conquistadors invaded during the 1500s, planting Pais vines which are now considered the country’s national grape.
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An Insider’s Guide to South Africa’s Cape Winelands

An Insider’s Guide to South Africa’s Cape Winelands | Wine from Down Under | Scoop.it
The best vineyards and the one hush-hush restaurant you have to try.
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ON THIS DAY 1659…THE FIRST WINE IN SOUTH AFRICA

ON THIS DAY 1659…THE FIRST WINE IN SOUTH AFRICA | Wine from Down Under | Scoop.it
On this day in 1659 the first wine in South Africa was produced by the Dutch at their trading station in the Cape.
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Holiday reading: Pushing for progress

Holiday reading: Pushing for progress | Wine from Down Under | Scoop.it
After 10 years of working in prestigious wine regions around the world, and within Australia, Julian Grounds realised that status meant the sacrifice of a healthy challenge.
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Power to surprise: wines from the South Americas | David Williams

Power to surprise: wines from the South Americas | David Williams | Wine from Down Under | Scoop.it
The southern Americas have a reputation for churning out gluggable plonk, but here are some alternative, experimental wines which will set your tongue wagging, says David Williams
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Making the most of McLaren Vale | Australian Wine Companion

Making the most of McLaren Vale | Australian Wine Companion | Wine from Down Under | Scoop.it
Making the most of McLaren Vale
James Halliday's Australian Wine Companion (subscription)
It has looked enviably at other wine regions with instantly recognisable styles, such as Barossa shiraz, Clare riesling and Coonawarra cabernet. However, such a narrow focus denies the region's great asset that many varieties grow well, producing a ...
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Australia’s Boutique Wineries | Winesworld Magazine

Australia’s Boutique Wineries | Winesworld Magazine | Wine from Down Under | Scoop.it
Australia’s Boutique Wineries | Winesworld Magazine With Wine, Food and Travel
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Wines of the year (5) South African stars — jamie goode's wine blog

Wines of the year (5) South African stars — jamie goode's wine blog | Wine from Down Under | Scoop.it
Wines of the year (5) South African stars
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Six quality Victorian Shiraz from The Story, Balgownie, Tahbilk and more - Australian Wine Review

The Story Grampians Shiraz 2014 Rory Lane’s latest Shiraz and it’s a beauty – if in need of another 2 years minimum to show it’s best. Sourced from three Grampians Shiraz vineyards – Rice’s Vineyard, Hyde Park and Westgate. Wild …
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Best Wineries in Chile, South America | Blog | Winerist

Best Wineries in Chile, South America | Blog | Winerist | Wine from Down Under | Scoop.it
Best Wineries in Chile, South America | Blog | Winerist
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Top 10 Australian fine wines to watch

Top 10 Australian fine wines to watch | Wine from Down Under | Scoop.it
RT @vincarta: Top 10 Australian fine wines to watch https://t.co/IdGcjRoYy9 via @teamdb https://t.co/1TZ31wbALq
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Chile's cold south makes wine in warming climate

Chile's cold south makes wine in warming climate | Wine from Down Under | Scoop.it
Puelo (Chile) (AFP) - A decade ago, no one would have thought of making wine in Chile's windswept southern Patagonia region.
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Anson: South African wine after apartheid - One man's story - Decanter

Anson: South African wine after apartheid - One man's story - Decanter | Wine from Down Under | Scoop.it
Jane Anson looks back over the post-apartheid era to life with a personal tale of how one life changed in the South African wine world as
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A Margaret River cab sav is officially the best wine in Australia

A Margaret River cab sav is officially the best wine in Australia | Wine from Down Under | Scoop.it
Margaret River’s Deep Woods has won the 2016 Jimmy Watson Memorial Trophy, the most highly valued and sought after trophy on the Australian wine show circuit.
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