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Central Ranges of New South Wales

By on January 5, 2017 in Wine Region with 0 Comments
Central Ranges of New South Wales

The central ranges of New South Wales lies about 300kms inland in an area west, North West of Sydney. Mudgee is one of the oldest of this viticultural region. Newer areas are Cowra and Orange. German settlers planted the first vines in Mudgee in 1858, however it wasn’t long before more vines were planted and […]

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French Wine Region Again

By on December 13, 2016 in Wine Region with 0 Comments
French Wine Region Again

Charles Heidsieck: Established in 1785. Heidsieck’s prestige champagne is intently flavoured 100% Chardonnay Blanc de Millenaires which is usually 12 to 15 years old when released. It is one of the most recognised in the profession. Krug; Established in 1843.Although the ownership of this house passed from the family in 1999, the Krug brothers still […]

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Mornington Peninsula Wine Region

By on December 10, 2016 in Wine Region with 0 Comments
Mornington Peninsula Wine Region

The wine industry first got under way on the Mornington Peninsula when a vineyard was planted at Elgee Park in 1974. Others followed soon after and the region is now home to more than 100 boutique wineries. It is situated less than 2 hours’ drive from Melbourne and is thriving on tourism. Dromana Estate Vineyards: […]

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South Australian Wine Regions

By on February 14, 2016 in Wine Region with 0 Comments
South Australian Wine Regions

There are many wine regions in South Australia,that all produce quality wines In the Clare Valley, which is a pretty two hour’s drive north of Adelaide, the history of wine making dates back to the time of the first European settlers. An English settler by the name of John Horrocks pioneered wine making and planted […]

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Other Victorian Wine Regions

By on February 14, 2016 in Wine Region with 0 Comments
Other Victorian Wine Regions

Gippsland Gippsland is in Victoria’s south eastern corner which was planted in the beginning of the 1970’s. The cool climate aided with good rainfall allows the area to produce quality Chardonnays and Pinot Noir. Bass Phillips Wines Established in 1979 by Phillip and Sairung Jones Bass Phillip wines is located at Leongatha, not far from […]

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Victoria Wine Region

By on February 11, 2016 in Wine Region with 0 Comments
Victoria Wine Region

The Grampians and Pyrenees The gold discovery in western Victoria in the 1850’s has been attributed to an influx of immigrants who brought vines into the country. The cool climate was perfect for vineyard to pop up in the Grampians and Pyrenees regions of Victoria. With winters wet and cold and summers cool and dry […]

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Geelong Wine Region

By on January 31, 2016 in Wine Region with 0 Comments
Geelong Wine Region

Geelong region in Australia, had a thriving wine industry in the late 1800’s but due to the discovery of Phylloxera; the government of the day eradicated the vineyards. In the late 1960’s grape vines were replanted and today there are over 50 vineyards producing wine for the local and export, market. Bannock burn Vineyards Owned […]

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French Wine Region

By on January 30, 2016 in Wine Region with 0 Comments
French Wine Region

France is reportedly the largest producer of wine than any other country. The classic wine growing regions are Bordeaux, Burgundy and Champagne. France has a rather extraordinary range of terrain and weather patterns. At times the vines don’t get enough sunlight to ripen the grapes to the extent required for quality wine. Bordeaux is on […]

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