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GRAPE VARIETIES

GRAPE VARIETIES

There are over 300 Grape Varieties in Italy and so to help you navigate just a few of them and gain a little more understanding, read below to discover what they all have to offer! Friulano The Signature Friulian white. Fleshy, with hints of peach, pear, and almonds, yet with...

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT WINE

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT WINE

Which one tastes like Shiraz? This one is probably our most frequently asked question, and it’s the most fun to answer. The short answer is that none of them taste like Shiraz! Us Aussies all love our Shiraz, we make it so well here, and it is really well priced,...

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BAROLO VS. BARBARESCO - WHO'S THE BOSS?

BAROLO VS. BARBARESCO - WHO'S THE BOSS?

"It wasn’t even a Barolo (or Barbaresco) that first did ‘it’ for me. No, I think I’d had, and been intrigued by, three Nebbiolo wines from outside Barolo country before I even got to try one from the heartland. And indeed, the first of those three was an Oz wine,...

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Q&A WITH LONGVIEW VINEYARDS

Q&A WITH LONGVIEW VINEYARDS

Longview is a stunning, family-owned Adelaide Hills single vineyard located just outside the historic township of Macclesfield. Set on undulating slopes reminiscent of old world estates but with a clear Australian accent, it has quickly established itself as one of the most awarded vineyards in the region since its first...

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A NOTE ON GRAPPA.

A NOTE ON GRAPPA.

We love grappa. The purity and finesse that true master distillers can instill in their spirit is often stunning, reflecting the varieties and the land that crafts it. Below is a quick lesson on how it's made, what makes good grappa, and how to drink it. Tag your friends who...

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