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3 hours ago

Cellardoor Challenge
#Repost @aussie.wine.tasting・・・Purple Hands After Five Wine Co Single Vineyard Barossa Valley Grenache 2018Grenache is the real in red at the moment and you can see why with this lovely Grenache from Barossa. Mid weight with a lovely nose with the hint of spice coming through. Great drinking across many food types and whether it's warm or cold. A lot of people ask what is the trend towards at the moment and we're seeing great grenache like this one which is super classy and totally smashable. Very classy and great packaging on the bottle too. #drinkthegoodstuff Brett 🍷🍷🍷🍷🍷...#wine #aussiewine #australianwine #Grenache #barossavalley #barossa #vino #vin #vineyard #redwine #winetasting #winelover #winery #winetime #whitewine #instawine #winecountry #winelovers #winetasting #wineaddict #winetime #winewednesday #winesofinstagram #wineoclock #winemaker #winemaking #wineoftheday #winestagram #instawine #pouritinplumm #plummwineglasses @plummwineglasses @purplehandswines ... See MoreSee Less
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3 hours ago

Cellardoor Challenge
#Repost @canberra_winery_blog・・・Lunch with friends @dicksontaphouse a couple of beers and @madawines Syrah. Worth a try, plenty of beers on tap and the pasta and schnitzel were good. ... See MoreSee Less
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4 hours ago

Cellardoor Challenge
#Repost @winelifeforme・・・D'Arenberg 2009 Galvo Garage is a Bordeaux style blend of 64% Cabernet Sauvignon, 16% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc and 10% Petit Verdot. Garagiste is a French term used to describe producers in Bordeaux that make wines in their garage or back shed.This wine, and all D'Arenberg reds, are foot trod, basket pressed and made in the old galvanised garage/ winery that was built in 1927 - hence the name Galvo Garage.Back in 2019 I attended a materclass in Melbourne, run by fourth generation winemaker Chester Osborn, who's energy and quirkiness made for a very fun night.I found my notes from the session and next to this one I wrote 'Gorgeous colour, smells amazing, yum. I love this wine!'When I had this again last night, I said out loud the very same words. I double decanted this wine and it is so beautifully fragrant, red and black fruits, soft tannins, a savoury wine with a smooth finish. It was just as good as I remembered.Reminiscing that night, and of my visits to the D'Arenberg cube in McLaren Vale, I will post some pics in stories for any followers that may not have seen before. ... See MoreSee Less
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#Repost @aussie.wine.tasting・・・Long Gully Estate Yarra Valley Shiraz 2006Used to be a force of the Yarra Valley. This gear is drinking great. I hear that the vineyard has had its second wind in the last year or two with new owners. Would be great to see this vineyard come back to life! #drinkthegoodstuff Brett 🍷🍷🍷🍷🍷...#wine #winemaker #winetravel #wineaddict #winelover #winemaking #winetasting #winery #winehouse #oakridgewines #wines #winetime #winebar #winestagram #winewinewine #wineo #winelovers #winery #aussiewine #winetourism #vin #australianwine #victoria #noir #shiraz #longgully #yarravalley #redwine #instawine @longgullyestate ... See MoreSee Less
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#Repost @vinotastic・・・When you move back to West Australia, you gotta drink local and @credarowines 2018 Kinship Cabernet Sauvignon from Margaret River ticks all the boxes! Elegantly soft and welcoming on the nose, with aromas of lifted blackberries, red currants, dark chocolate and cassis. A smooth, medium bodied, balanced mid-palate fills the mouth with violets, bramble notes, dried herbs and more dark fruit flavours, finishing long and refined. Would love to come back to this after sometime in the cellar but definitely drinking now. Cheers and happy Sunday funday!🍷 ... See MoreSee Less
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#Repost @katiespainwrites・・・Oh, the chats. I could hang out and gas bag with @geoffmerrillwines and his gaggle all day. The cellar door and winery are particularly fetching at this time of year. 🍂 ... See MoreSee Less
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Mornington Peninsula Winery Walk 2021I joined around 200 winelovers (in groups of 50) on the annual MP Winery Walk from Red Hill Reserve to Merricks General Wine Store (10kms) on Saturday. Last stop - Finished up at Merricks General Wine Store with a tasting hosted by the terrific Darren Wilcock from Elgee Park. Great to have Darren on video talking about Elgee Park’s 2018 Cabernet Merlot. I also loved their Viognier, which I hadn’t tried before. They have a great range of white and red wines including the Baillieu label too, all available to buy from the Wine Store. Another must visit destination on the Peninsula. Thanks to the Mornington Peninsula Vignerons for such a great day. Also looking forward to theWinter Wine Weekend (12 + 13 June). More on that soon. Cheers Judy(From the Cellardoor Challenge + Junovate team) #foxeyshangout #mpwine #morningtonpeninsulawine #paringaestate #paradigmhill #stonierwines #merricksgeneralwinestore #baillieuvineyard #elgeepark #theepicurean_redhill #wine_victoria #wineaustralia #morningtonpeninsula #winesorted #wine #wineryvisit #winetasting #vicwines #winesofvictoria #winelovers #wineregionsofvictoria #australianwine ... See MoreSee Less
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Mornington Peninsula Winery Walk 2021I joined around 200 winelovers (in groups of 50) on the annual MP Winery Walk from Red Hill Reserve to Merricks General Wine Store (10kms) on Saturday. Fourth stop – Stonier Wines, hosted by the wonderful Nicole Griggs. Stonier has always been very special to me as I was there when the cellar door opened in 1991. We got to taste a few of the wines they’re internationally renowned for, their Chardonnay and Pinot Noir (2019), two of my favourites from some of the oldest vines on the Peninsula. Make sure you book in for a tasting, they are a must visit (and buy from) winery. #foxeyshangout #mpwine #morningtonpeninsulawine #paringaestate #paradigmhill #stonierwines #merricksgeneralwinestore #baillieuvineyard #elgeepark #theepicurean_redhill #wine_victoria #wineaustralia #morningtonpeninsula #winesorted #wine #wineryvisit #winetasting #vicwines #winesofvictoria #winelovers #wineregionsofvictoria #australianwine Cheers Judy(From the Cellardoor Challenge + Junovate team) ... See MoreSee Less
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Mornington Peninsula Winery Walk 2021I joined around 200 winelovers (in groups of 50) on the annual MP Winery Walk from Red Hill Reserve to Merricks General Wine Store (10kms) on Saturday. Third stop - Paradigm Hill, introduction to their wines from George Mihaly, owner & winemaker, and a glass of their 2019 Riesling and very special 2018 Pinot Noir L’ami Sage, with some lovely canapes made by Ruth (co-owner). Their vineyard is just over 10 acres and they’re committed to using only estate grown grapes for onsite production. Interestingly, I think George said they are one of only eight Mornington Peninsula wineries making Riesling and it was lovely (of course not something the region is known for). Also in the pic our guide (with the green vest on) the very talented winemaker, Geraldine McFaul from Willow Creek, another must visit winery. #foxeyshangout #mpwine #morningtonpeninsulawine #paringaestate #paradigmhill #stonierwines #merricksgeneralwinestore #baillieuvineyard #elgeepark #theepicurean_redhill #wine_victoria #wineaustralia #morningtonpeninsula #winesorted #wine #wineryvisit #winetasting #vicwines #winesofvictoria #winelovers #wineregionsofvictoria #australianwine #willowcreekvineyard Cheers Judy(From the Cellardoor Challenge + Junovate team) ... See MoreSee Less
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Mornington Peninsula Winery Walk 2021I joined around 200 winelovers (in groups of 50) on the annual MP Winery Walk from Red Hill Reserve to Merricks General Wine Store (10kms) on Saturday. Second stop - Paringa Estate, a very educational talk from Lindsay McCall, Paringa’s owner & winemaker about the vineyard and their wines, while enjoying a glass of their beautiful 2019 Chardonnay and 2018 Pinot Noir, with some lovely canapes from their chef. Great news Lindsay reckons the coming 2021 vintage is a cracker. What a special treat! #foxeyshangout #mpwine #morningtonpeninsulawine #paringaestate #paradigmhill #stonierwines #merricksgeneralwinestore #baillieuvineyard #elgeepark #theepicurean_redhill #wine_victoria #wineaustralia #morningtonpeninsula #winesorted #wine #wineryvisit #winetasting #vicwines #winesofvictoria #winelovers #wineregionsofvictoria #australianwine Cheers Judy(From the Cellardoor Challenge + Junovate team) ... See MoreSee Less
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Mornington Peninsula Winery Walk 2021I joined around 200 winelovers (in groups of 50) on the annual MP Winery Walk from Red Hill Reserve to Merricks General Wine Store (10kms) on Saturday. First stop - Breakfast at the Epicurean with beautiful croissants and donuts and a lovely glass of Foxeys Hangout Sparkling. Off to a great start! Cheers Judy(From the Cellardoor Challenge + Junovate team) #foxeyshangout #mpwine #morningtonpeninsulawine #paringaestate #paradigmhill #stonierwines #merricksgeneralwinestore #baillieuvineyard #elgeepark #theepicurean_redhill #wine_victoria #wineaustralia #morningtonpeninsula #winesorted #wine #wineryvisit #winetasting #vicwines #winesofvictoria #winelovers #wineregionsofvictoria #australianwine ... See MoreSee Less
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#Repost @aussiewinegirl・・・Tasting Henschke Hill of Grace 2016 release This was the reason we decided to come to Adelaide this trip and we were pretty excited about this event and to be tasting these wines ahead of their actual release date 🍇🍷Mount Edelstone 2016, Hill of Roses 2016 & the piece de resistance - 👑Hill of Grace 2016 👑We were actually having dinner with the Henschke family which was pretty special. The dinner was nice but a little disappointing after the brilliance of Hentley Farm 😬THE WINE HOWEVER!!!!⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️Just sensational 🍷🍷🍷🍷🍷🍷🍇2016 Mount Edelstone Shiraz - my first sip I was so impressed. 100% 100 year old single vineyard shiraz using organic and biodynamic practices. Matured in 80/20 French/American oak for 18 months prior to blending and bottling. Deep crimson, spicy aromas with black pepper, plum, blackberries & soft cedar notes. Rich and full of flavor - think plum, blackberry with a hint of star anise and black pepper. A beautiful long finish with velvety tannins- a stunning wine.... next...🍇2016 Hill of Roses 100% Shiraz. Also using the same practices and aged in French oak for 18 months prior to blending and bottling. Very similar on the nose and palate as the Mount Edelstone- just with more depth, roundness and deliciousness 🍷 🍷When this opened up in the glass!! Whoah!!! A sensational wine 🍷 BUT WAIT.....🍷🍷🍷The star of the night arrives....🍇2016 Hill Of Grace 🥁drumroll...100% Shiraz from pre-phylloxera material brought from Europe by the early settlers in the mid 1800s and grown on the Hill of Grace vineyard in the Eden Valley. Deep crimson leading to violet in color, staining the glass with each swirl. The aroma is steeped deeply in plum, mulberry and red currents, star anise and black pepper- rich and plush. Balanced acidity provides freshness with amazing structure, while the silky tannins fill your mouth and your senses. An elegant finish with exceptional length. I would have to say, this was divine even now, but will cellar for 35+ years!! If you get the opportunity to try this wine - it is an absolute treat 🍷🍇🍷 ... See MoreSee Less
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#Repost @canberra_winery_blog・・・The celebrations continue with an Edgar Riek special 1997 Lake George Merlot and some great stories from Ken Helm @helmwines #canberradistrictwines #canberrawines #wine #beeffillet #merlot ... See MoreSee Less
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#Repost @timbovino・・・Tim Adams 2019 Clare Valley Riesling. If I waxed lyrical last month about his Semillon, Tim Adams has always been one of my go to rieslings. Bright, silvery/ yellow colour delivering a fresh cut of lemon, lime and lemongrass tightly coiled with zesty acidity. Entry is an explosion of flavour, lingering and utterly satisfying. Great length and concentration. Superb on its own, even better with garlic prawns, this is so drinkable or “smashable’ some might say. As a passionate riesling fan, I need no convincing as to Australian Riesling’s ability to age and come next year look forward to enjoying many cellared 2002s (inc 3 from my namesake) I put aside shortly after emigrating to Australia. Almost 4 cases across 9 producers will make for a fascinating retrospective, 80% of which are stelvin sealed. Can’t wait! 🍇🥂😋 ... See MoreSee Less
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#Repost @apourdecision_・・・🍒 Cherries on the nose, cherries on the mouth 🍒Recently visited @hither_yon in Willunga, SA and tried this spiffing aglianico…. Lasted only a few weeks from when I brought it home! ... See MoreSee Less
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#Repost @wineriesanddineries・・・Happy Friday Everyone! Almost the weekend!We enjoyed this ROULEUR Pinot Noir 2020 Yarra Valley in this relaxing environment and stunning view @elwoodbathers Have a great weekend everyone!...#wine #winelover #winetime #winelife #wineoclock #winestagram #winerylovers #foodandwine #winepic #yarravalleywine #winecountry #aussiewine #winemoment #winelifestyle #pinotnoir #weekendvibes #wineforweekend #elwoodbathers #wineandview #rouleurwine ... See MoreSee Less
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#Repost @perthgas・・・#peosestate #fourkings 2016 #chardonnay #manjimup #wine #winetasting #whitewine #winewankers #cellardoorchallenge Bright gold to straw colour. Peaches, pineapple and grapefruit on the nose. Lots of firm grapefruit and peach flavours. Absolutely delightful, ... See MoreSee Less
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#Repost @aussiewinegirl・・・Day 4 in the Barossa Valley...we went to Hentley Farm Wines for a tasting and lunch 🍇🍷Hentley Farm is one of the young guns in the Barossa starting in 1997. Clearly a lot of hard work and experience of the founder has paid off! 🍷🍇🍷What a special experience this was, I highly recommend doing this if you get the chance. It’s definitely a special occasion thing to do, but AMAZING ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️The tasting was done in the old farm house that was so quaint and old fashioned. We sat down and went through a few of their wines before heading to the restaurant for the degustation lunch paired with wines. JUST WOW!! Each course was presented by the chef that created it. The food was amazing and a great reflection of the superb produce in the Barossa. The matching wines were perfect 🍷 So many highlights of this day, but when the executive chef Clare came out to chat with us and discuss our thoughts on the meal -it was wonderful. Clare is a very talented and humble young woman and we were so pleased to meet her after sampling this wonderful menu she had put together. Have a look through the pics - and note!! The egg was not an egg 🥚 it was a palate cleanser served in a perfectly cut egg shell -very Heston Blumenthal 👌loved it!!At the end, a list of the dishes was given to us, personalized with our names. Oh and did I mention we could buy wine with a 20% discount too!! We both absolutely loved this experience cannot recommend it more highly if you are in the Barossa Valley. Disclaimer: My photos don’t do this justice!! #justsayin 😩#aussiewinegirl #winery #winetasting #winemaker #specialtreat #southaustralia #degustation #winetime #cellardoor #winelover #grenache #shiraz #hentleyfarmwines #hentleyfarmrestaurant #hentleyfarm #aussiewines #cellardoor #topchef ... See MoreSee Less
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#Repost @aussie.wine.tasting・・・Chambers Rutherglen Old Vine MuscatHave to love a Chambers Rutherglen sticky as part of a celebration! Such great quality on price quality ratio🍷🍷🍷🍷🍷 #drinkthegoodstuff Brett...#winelovers #wine #wineaddict #winelover #winewinewine #winetime #wines #winer #winemaker #winetasting #winemaking #winebar #winetravel #vin #winestagram #winery #wineo #winetourism #winenight #aussiewine #australianwine #port #rutherglenwine #fortified #muscat #victoria #Rutherglen @chamberswinery ... See MoreSee Less
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7 days ago

Equatorial Wines
From the label with an international reputation for its Rieslings and medium bodied spicy reds, this PIKES Eastside Shiraz is to watch out for 🍷This wine is medium bodied and filled with flavours of ripe dark fruits such as plum and black cherry. There are hints of mocha, graphite, and spicy notes with some charry French oak. The acidity is balanced and the savoury tannins give length and structure to the wine.Get yours here 👉 https://bit.ly/3vjTwiy And get an extra 10% discount on all purchases of 12 or more bottles (can be mixed).Photo credits to Cellardoor Challenge ... See MoreSee Less
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#Repost @morningtonpeninsulawine・・・www.morningtonpeninsulawineries.com.auIt’s definitely a @ParadigmHill #LamiSage #PinotNoir kind of afternoon. If you love top notch #MorningtonPeninsulaPinotNoir you need to get your hands on this richly flavoured beautifully aromatic #wine.For more information about Paradigm Hill L’ami Sage Pinot Noir click on our profile link now.#MorningtonPeninsulaWineries #MorningtonPeninsulaWine #VisitMorningtonPeninsula #winery #wineries #vines #vineyard #visitVictoria #Victoria #food #foodie #melbourne #Australia #seeAustralia #melbournefoodie #ParadigmHill #ParadigmHillWines #drinks #cheers #wine #morningtonpeninsula ... See MoreSee Less
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#Repost @the_little_vino_girl・・・@scotchmanshill 2014 Cornelius Norfolk Pinot NoirImpeccable.Earthy and Smokey. Showcasing some delicious age in this Pinot Noir from the Bellarine Peninsula#wine #bellarinewinery #bellarinepeninsula #pinotnoir #winelover ... See MoreSee Less
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#Repost @aussie.wine.tasting・・・Memento Wines Beechworth Merlot Cabernet 2017Very nice mid weight blend to start the week. The nose is very inviting and very approachable and aromatic. Beechworth can produce some lovely reds and this is just so smooth and balanced. Is going to great with roast pork tonight. Pretty good value too #drinkthegoodstuff Brett 🍷🍷🍷🍷🍷...#wine #winecountry #winegeek #winelife #winelover #vino #vin #winelovers #winenot #winenight #wineoclock #wineporn #winery #redwine #winestagram #winetasting #winetime #winetasting #margaretriver #cellardoor #whitewine #aussiewine #australianwine #winelover #cabernetsauvignon #vineyard #Cabernet #merlot #instawine #beechworth @winerutherglen @visitbeechworthvictoria @memento_wines ... See MoreSee Less
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#Repost @winelifeforme・・・A wonderful day at Balgownie Estate Bendigo @balgowniebendigoThanks so much to winemaker Tony Winspear @twinspear6957 for taking us on a tour through the vineyards, followed by a tasting of the 2021 vintage wines directly from vats and barrels.The Pinot Gris had just started fermentation, the Pinot Noir had just been pressed, the Viognier, Shiraz and Cabernet Franc had been in barrel for a short time. All looking great at this early stage.The day was finished off with a delicious lunch and more wine in the restaurant.Another Girls Wine Club day out with @viva_la_vino_ and @winederella Will post some more pictures of the day in stories. Make sure you take a look. ... See MoreSee Less
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#Repost @aussie.wine.tasting・・・Seppelt Fleur de Lys Chardonnay Pinot Noir NVNothing better than a celebration with some bubbles. Cheap as chips and lovely drinking #drinkthegoodstuff Brett 🍷🍷🍷🍷🍷#wine #aussiewine #australianwine #wineaustralia #winetasting #winelover #winestagram #winewinewine #vineyard #cellar #vino #vin #champagne #whitewine #tassie #chardonnay #greatwestern #sparkling #pinotnoir #winewednesday #winesnob #winegeek #winelife #winelover #winery #winetime #instawine #cellardoor #seppelt @seppeltwines ... See MoreSee Less
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#Repost @australianfoodandwine・・・This is serious Cabernet. Nocturne 2019 Sheoak vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon from Margaret River. Quality Wine. Still a baby needs some time. Tasted over a few days and opened up completely on day 2. Typical cassis, dark fruits and roast herbs. It also has this nutty leathery character that’s quite attractive. Plenty of tannin, chewy and delicious. Strong buy! #wine #winelover #vino #winetasting #winelovers #winetime #instawine #winestagram #food #winery #wineoclock #winelife #foodporn #wein #instagood #wineporn #drinks #wines #foodie #foodphotography #foodstagram #yummy #instagood #foodblogger #delicious #winepairing #margaretriver #nocturnewines #cabernet #cabernetsauvignon ... See MoreSee Less
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#Repost @aussiewinegirl・・・Day 2 in the Barossa ValleyWe visited Soul Growers - well, if you want a personal and full circle experience- this is the place to go!! 🍇Just WOW 🍇🍷🍇The wines were spectacular and the personalized attention made us feel like celebrities!!! Thanks Tom 👌We have joined the club (of course) 😂 and highly recommend visiting this cellar door when in the Barossa. Stand outs for us were Persistence Grenache and the Gobell Single Vineyard Shiraz ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️Thanks for the introduction Jackie ❤️ these guys are amazing 🍷🍇#aussiewinegirl #soulgrowers #barossavalley #greatwine #cellardoor #winemaker #winery #grenache #shiraz #winelover #winetime #halliday #wineryvisit #southaustralianwine #supportlocalwineries ... See MoreSee Less
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#Repost @australianfoodandwine・・・A favourite Yarra Cabernet enjoyed this weekend gone. 2018 Squitchy Lane Cabernet Sauvignon. Rivals the 2014 as the best to date. Slightly better balanced. Typical cassis and black fruits, bit of savouriness, sage and thyme. Medium bodied and very elegant, tannin managed in a beautiful cool climate way that keeps balance. Great drinking now but keep for about 10 years.Paired perfectly Steak and three vege 🤤🤤🤤🤤.#wine #winelover #vino #winetasting #winelovers #winetime #instawine #winestagram #redwine #food #winery #beer #vin #sommelier #wineoclock #vinho #winelife #love #foodporn #whitewine #wein #wineporn #bar #instagood #wines #squitchylane #cabernetsauvignon #yarravalley #yarravalleywine ... See MoreSee Less
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#Repost @canberra_winery_blog・・・Tasting wine today @philipshawwines . Lovely cellar door, nice Pinot and Merlot and Cab friends. #orangewineregion #orange360_allyearround #winerasting #wine ... See MoreSee Less
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#Repost @aussiewinegirl・・・Day 1 in Barossa Valley Today we stopped in to Langmeil Winery - what a delight!! The tasting was free to taste the entire range 🍇🍷the girl that took us trough the tasting was both informed on the history and the wines, but also funny and witty!! An overall fantastic experience 🍇🍷we loved the wines and ended up buying 2 dozen bottles. The stand out was Orphan Bank Shiraz and the Freedom Shiraz, but all the wines we tried were lovely 🍷❤️Oh... and the fortified ❤️❤️#aussiewinegirl #winetasting #barossavalley #winemaker #shiraz #grenache #bigredwine #southaustralianwines #cellardoor#winestagram #winelover #bestwinery #holiday #vacation #visitcellardoor #redwine #australianwinelovers #grenache #gsm #newworldwines #montepulciano ... See MoreSee Less
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#Repost @the_blonde_wine_addict・・・One good thing about winter coming is fireplaces and red wine! My Sunday afternoon was enjoyed with a bottle of @audreywilkinsonwines Shiraz, friends, a fireplace and of cause marshmallow roasting! This #audreywilkinson wine was the perfect pick for the afternoon by the fire. It’s was an easy drinking red enjoyed with great friends! It was such a perfect way to finish off a weekend! 🍷🔥#sundayvibes #aussiewine #huntervalleywine #aussieshiraz #australianredwine #australianwine #wineofaustralia #pickaustralianwine #huntervalley #nswwine #winewinewine #sundaywine #sundaywineday #firepit #winestagram #wineofinstagram #wineoftheday #winelifestyle #winterwine #wintervibes #friends #gathering #winemum #mamajuice ... See MoreSee Less
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#Repost @aussie.wine.tasting・・・Rivendell Estate Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon 2018Another top value Margaret River red which punches above its weight. Great drinking with tannins not too dominant. Easy drinking cabernet with a touch of class. Margaret River just keeps delivering in spades #drinkthegoodstuff Brett 🍷🍷🍷🍷🍷...#wine #winecountry #winegeek #winelife #winelover #vino #vin #winelovers #winenot #wineporn #winery #redwine #winestagram #winetasting #winetime #Cabernet #margaretriver #cellardoor #whitewine #aussiewine #australianwine #winelover #vineyard #rivendell #cellar #CabernetSauvignon #instawine #pouritinplumm @plummwineglasses @rivendellwineryestate ... See MoreSee Less
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1 week ago

Clare Lyon
My 2 favourite Semillions from Thomas Winery in the Hunter. I really liked the other 4 as well. The Synergy Semillion one of the 2 is a blend of selected parcels of old vine Hunter Valley Semillon giving it the distictive characters of each vineyard work in synergy to create a wine with its own unique personality. A brilliant pale yellow/green in colour, this wine has a generosity of fruit not usually expected in Hunter Semillon. Floral aromas of orange blossom, Thai spices and lanolin dance around the glass, and are kept in check by a linear, lime like focus. The palate offers a pleasing flavour with ripe pear and lemon/melon fruit, and a lengthy, subliminally taut acidity providing a pleasing freshness to the finish. An absolute perfect accompaniment to fresh seafood dishes. Seriously smashable….. https://www.thomaswines.com.au/product/2019-Synergy-Semillon Buy on line direct from the winery#cellardoorchallenge#thomaswines ... See MoreSee Less
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1 week ago

Clare Lyon
Me with a mighty winemaker Andrew Thomas. I am holding a magnificent Hunter Valley Semillion. The Joe's Block 2020.Light to medium straw in colour. There's a citrus core to the aromas, but with underlying melon and perfumed blossom characters providing a riper feel to the nose. Also a faint grilled nuts and brioche complexity from the subtle oak maturation. Bright and fresh, the palate has attractive lemon curd and stone fruit characters, a gentle acidity and a slightly chalky texture which are all wrapped up within a light to medium-bodied frame.A delicious Barossa Semillon providing an excellent stylistic contrast to the classic Hunter style.If you drink Semillion try this, buy on line from Thomas wines in the Hunter#cellardoorchallege#thomaswines ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

Cellardoor Challenge
#Repost @jpleeming・・・A 20+ year-old Rockford Basket Press Shiraz is without a doubt one of the most extraordinary Australian red wines in existence. Lucky me! 🍷😁🍷#wine #winelover #winestagram #winetasting #wineshop #wines #drinkwine #winesoftheworld #winelife#winetime #instawine #mywinemoment #winelovers #vino #wino #goodwine #vinoplease #wineaddict #winecountry #wineoclock #wineoftheday #barossawine #barossavalley #rockfordwines #basketpress #cellardoorchallenge ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

Cellardoor Challenge
#Repost @katrinagrace_foodandwine・・・Fatal shore - Giant Steps - Pinot Noir 2019Hand picked in Tassie and sailed across the Bass Straight overnight, into the Yarra Valley winery the next morning. D Clone and MV6, they are fermented separately, MV6 as whole bunch, a delicious decision that lifts the wine.Elegant and rich, multi-faceted.A warmer than usual ripening season sees provision of magnificent black cherry aromats, plummy and deep. Pomegranate and beetroot powder, the mid-palate is vegetal and encompassed by mushroom, gentle forest floor, warmth of cedar. Enduring length. Very keen to taste over the years as it develops further. Finesse and Mastery. @giantstepswine continue to know no bounds. ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

Cellardoor Challenge
#Repost @aussie.wine.tasting・・・St Hallett Barossa Blockhead Shiraz 2018First time I've tasted this. Classic Barossa shiraz. Exactly what you need on a Friday night at the end of a big week! #drinkthegoodstuff Brett 🍷🍷🍷🍷🍷...#wine #winemaker #winetravel #wineaddict #winelover #winemaking #winetasting #winenot #winehouse #winer #winelove #wines #winetime #winebar #winestagram #winewinewine #wineo #winelovers #winery #aussiewine #vino #vin #australianwine #Shiraz #barossavalley #barossa #redwine #winetasting #sthallett @barossawines @st_hallett ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

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#Repost @the_blonde_wine_addict・・・Who’s heard of De iuliis wines? If not I’ll give you a little about their background: @deiuliiswine wine is located in the Hunter valley NSW. The De iuliis family come from a wine background and moved from Italy back in 1960. They purchased land and planted their first vines back in 1990 where they grew and supplied grapes to other wine makes/wineries within the Hunter Region for over a decade. De luliis decided to change from grower to makers and released their first vintage in 2001 with their son Michael as the wine maker. Their winery has been a rated 5 starts from James Halliday since 2015, so is a must visit when touring the Hunter Valley. I have visited and tried their wines in the past buts it been a few years, I’m so glad I get the chance to experience them again as from memory their wines were delicious and a stand out when I last did a Hunter wine tour. I was lucky enough to to be gifted a Chardonnay, Semillon and Merlot to sample. If you have heard of or had their wines in the past what was your favorite verity? @brunchagency_ #gifted #winesample #aussiewine #pickaustralianwine #huntervalley #huntervalleywine #huntervalleywinecountry #australianmade #australianwine #chardonnay #semillon #merlot #wine #winelover #winetasting #winephoto #winelife #winelifestyle #winewinewine #instawine #winenot #alwayswin #redwine #whitewine #winesofinstagram #winetourism #deluliiswines ... See MoreSee Less
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Lovely Ernest Hill. Great wines fabulous people. Happy as anything to be back at the cellar door, tasting and buying. This winery only uses Hunter Valley grapes and turns out fabulous vintages every year. #ernesthillwinery#cellardoorchallenge. ... See MoreSee Less
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Enjoyed a Petersons Semillion. The view from the winery is magnificent. Buy from the cellar door and support these great wineries. #petersonswineries.#cellardoorchallenge ... See MoreSee Less
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Piggs Peake in the Hunter, very busy. We enjoyed our tasting.#cellardoorchallenge#piggespeake#huntervalley Buy from the winery we did ... See MoreSee Less
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Clare Lyon
In the Hunter Valley. No charge for tasting. We did have to book times. Its nice to be back.Sobels Winery new owners now, but just the same. ... See MoreSee Less
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#Repost @grapeexplorationsaustralia・・・Cracking start to the day today with Lee @chirpingbirdwines with our gorgeous bunch on their Mornington Peninsula Wine Tour! #thanksteam ... See MoreSee Less
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#Repost @grapeexplorationsaustralia・・・#friday #birthdaycelebrations with this gorgeous bunch on the @officialmorningtonpeninsula at @yalyalestate to kick off our day!!🥂🍷👍😘🍇 ... See MoreSee Less
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