Choosing Wine Coolers To Store Your Wine

By on June 18, 2015 in wine, wine Storage with 0 Comments
Choosing Wine Coolers To Store Your Wine

Wine coolers are designed to control the temperature of wine so that they are able to mature in a stress free environment such as excess heat, sunlight or vibrations. The ideal temperature for storing wines is between 12 and 14 degrees. There are a variety of coolers available on the market, ranging from fridges to more »

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Tips For Joining A Wine Club Of The Month

By on May 29, 2015 in wine with 0 Comments
Tips For Joining A Wine Club Of The Month

Joining a wine club of the month is an excellent opportunity to learn about the latest wines and from which region they are sourced. It can also be a regular social outing for family and friends. Many companies host these events each month, offering a range of wines to sample and to introduce new wines more »

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Are Wine Subscription Services Really Good Value

By on May 27, 2015 in wine with 0 Comments
Are Wine Subscription Services Really Good Value

When it comes to a wine subscription service being really good value, this is a debatable point for a lot of people. There are companies who push their wines by encouraging their customers to purchase a carton of wine monthly and while this concept may suit some, it’s not for everyone. There is the potential more »

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Rutherglen And North East Victoria Wine Region

By on May 25, 2015 in Wine Region with 0 Comments
Rutherglen And North East Victoria Wine Region

The first record of vines in the North East Victorian region is dated from 1851. This is probably due to the gold fields not producing much gold and other means of making a living led to a viticulture opportunity. All Saints Estate – Rutherglen This was established in 1864 and is one of the oldest more »

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Wine Glasses We Really Need

By on April 20, 2015 in wine with 0 Comments
Wine Glasses We Really Need

Sometimes, a wine can make a bad day better.  But sometimes you might need a gauge of just how bad a day is, and how much wine you might need.  So I really want to find where they make these glasses.

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Rumours – Pinot Grigio 2014 Review

By on April 19, 2015 in Pinot Grigio with 0 Comments
Rumours – Pinot Grigio 2014 Review

Well, what can I say, in a fit of boredom and that fact I had $10 in my pocket limited me to the fun I could have.  So I was a little to hesitant in my wine choice, for less then $7 I figure the worse thing is I use it to cook with. Well more »

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Sobels Cabernet Sauvignon 2006 Review

By on April 17, 2015 in Cabernet Sauvignon with 0 Comments
Sobels Cabernet Sauvignon 2006 Review

Every now and then, I get given a gift. If I am really lucky the gift is a bottle of wine. Even better, is if the bottle of wine rocks.  The Sobels Cabernet Sauvignon 2006, was a gift on a recent visit from the family. I had the opportunity to enjoy it the other day. more »

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NSW South Wine Region

By on April 15, 2015 in Wine Region with 0 Comments
NSW South Wine Region

Like the Northern Rivers region the South Coast experience similar problems with the climate. Humidity, high summer rains , mildew and rot all impact on the production of wine. The winemakers of the region have discovered that the Chambourcin variety of grape is successful in the area; however Chardonnay Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon are also more »

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Granite Belt Wine Region – Queensland

By on April 13, 2015 in Wine Region with 0 Comments
Granite Belt Wine Region – Queensland

There has been an increase in the vineyard population throughout Queensland over the past few years. It is thought that the  first planting of grape vines was in the Toowoomba region during the 1850’s by German settlers. Because of the size of the state the conditions for growing grapes is extremely varied. The Granite Belt more »

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De Bortoli – Windy Peak Pinot Grigio 2013 Review

By on April 11, 2015 in Pinot Grigio with 0 Comments
De Bortoli – Windy Peak Pinot Grigio 2013 Review

I have to admit, the first two or three mouthfuls of this wine I was a little disappointed with. I think I was really expecting something very similar to the Baily and Baily Pinot Grigio, I had the other day.  It was a heavy Pinot Grigio to taste, but once I got into it, it more »

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