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White Wines Issue 24

White Wines Issue 24

Mar 19, 2018

    Here are the white wines we sampled for Issue 24 that didn’t make it into our list of Top Drops, but were still enjoyed, and where we experienced them. From left to right: White Salt “Howard Park” Chardonnay 2016, Hamptons City Beach “Poacher’s Ridge” Reisling 2017,...

Red Wines Issue 24

Red Wines Issue 24

Mar 19, 2018

Here are the red wines we sampled for Issue 24 that didn’t make it into our list of Top Drops, but were still enjoyed, and where we experienced them. From left to right: Currambine Bar & Bistro “Barossa Valley Estate” Shiraz, 2014, Hamptons City Beach “Villa Sandi” Rose, Little Saigon...

Unearthed Pemberton

Unearthed Pemberton

Mar 18, 2018

20 – 29 April 2018 The mission of this Festival is to open up the Southern Forest region, encouraging visitors to go off the beaten track and meet the locals at their labours. The Southern Forest region, while often visited, hides much of its treasures behind the farm gate, the artist’s studio and...

Kick Off Your 2018 Sales at Sunset Wine

Kick Off Your 2018 Sales at Sunset Wine

Dec 6, 2017

Sunset Wine - Perth’s Wine and Food Festival by the Beach – has been a big winner since it started in 2014, and you are invited to be part of the festival in February. Take advantage of the summer sales opportunity and join us as we promote food and wine overlooking the magnificent Indian...

Mandoon wins trophy for Cabernet Sauvignon

Mandoon wins trophy for Cabernet Sauvignon

Nov 29, 2017

The second Halliday Australian Cabernet Challenge was judged in conjunction with the Langton’s Margaret River Wine Show earlier this month. Patron of Margaret River Wine Association, James Halliday AM, announced the regional results and full results which are now available to view...

Twilight Tastings in the Swan Valley: Knock Off, Stop Off!

Twilight Tastings in the Swan Valley:  Knock Off, Stop Off!

Nov 29, 2017

Twilight Tastings is a new initiative by a select group of Swan Valley cellar doors, designed to encourage people to pop through for a relaxing wine on a Friday afternoon on the way home, and pick up your wine for the weekend of festivities!  Make the Swan Valley your ‘Knock Off, Stop Off’ during...

Margaret River Shines for Renowned International Media

Margaret River Shines for Renowned International Media

Nov 22, 2017

Numerous elite wine media visited Margaret River for an action packed week of celebrations for the wine region’s 50th Anniversary and the 6th Gourmet Escape. Visitors included world renowned wine journalist Jancis Robinson MW OBE and Victoria Moore (The Telegraph) from the UK, Joe Czerwinski (Wine...

17 Trophies awarded at the Langton’s 2017 Margaret River Wine Show

17 Trophies awarded at the Langton’s 2017 Margaret River Wine Show

Nov 8, 2017

The 2017 Langton’s Margaret River Wine Show attracted 110 exhibitors and 764 entries to Ramada Resort in Dunsborough last week.  A staggering 427 medals were awarded, representing 56% entries and the depth of quality in the region. In addition to the 80 Gold, 100 Silver and 247 Bronze medals, the...

Electric Vines

Electric Vines

Oct 11, 2017

Saturday 14 October 2017 Electric Vines is back for its 9th year in the Swan Valley, with all new venues at Mandoon Estate and Oakover Grounds and a brand new menu, 2017 is set to be its biggest year ever. The Electric Vines lunch menu has been completely changed to include some of Perth’s hottest...

2017 Wine Style Trends at Unwined Subiaco

2017 Wine Style Trends at Unwined Subiaco

Sep 20, 2017

The biggest trend of 2017 is lighter style reds that are more ‘natural’ and easy to drink such as Pinot Noir and Grenache, you can even refrigerate them before you drink! Also in the red trends this year, we can’t go past a premium Shiraz or the black grape Tempranillo. In the whites, Riesling has...

Editing Issue 23 and enjoying a drop

Editing Issue 23 and enjoying a drop

Sep 13, 2017

We’re enjoying a mid week tipple to reward ourselves for our hard work as we get close to the end of Issue 23, thanks to our friends at Pierro Wines in Margaret River. This issue we’ve enjoyed their 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot Reserve, a smooth drink vintaged from Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot,...

Wines Issue 23

Wines Issue 23

Sep 8, 2017

  Here are the wines we sampled for Issue 23 that didn’t make it into our list of Top Drops, but were still enjoyed, and where we experienced them. From left to right: By The Brook Restaurant “Twin Islands” Sauvignon Blanc, 2016 By The Brook Restaurant “Xabregas” Reisling...

Flametree on Fire at Perth Royal Wine Awards

Flametree on Fire at Perth Royal Wine Awards

Sep 6, 2017

The heavily contested 2017 Perth Royal Wine Awards was met with gusto, seeing over 2000 entries exhibited and battling it out over four days of judging to showcase the best in WA and Australia. Flametree Wines was a clear winner with The Lalla Rookh Trophy for Best Chardonnay, Hermitage Trophy for Best West...

Margaret River Wine Association appoints independent Chair

Margaret River Wine Association appoints independent Chair

Aug 31, 2017

Margaret River Wine Association appoints Barry House as their independent Chairperson, effective immediately.The move from voluntary president to independent chair follows unanimous support from the Board.Barry House is a highly experienced local who represented the Margaret River region in the West...

Entries Now Open for Agricultural Society Wine Scholarships

Entries Now Open for Agricultural Society Wine Scholarships

Aug 16, 2017

The Royal Agricultural Society of WA, as part of its expanding education program, is offering two students the opportunity to study a wine related course to expand their knowledge and continue their career within the WA wine industry. The Wine Industry Scholarship was introduced in 2016 in recognition of...

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