A CLASSIC FROM A REGION OF RIESLING

2018 Mort’s Block Riesling is a classic Clare Valley Riesling, with fruit from our Morrison vineyard on the opposite hillside at Leasingham providing additional depth and complexity. The Mort’s Block vineyard was planted by Mort Mitchell, Founder Kevin Mitchells father in 1969, it pays homage to Mort and is a celebration of his hard work and dedication after […]

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St Huberts The Stag celebrates the spirit of the wilderness

St Huberts The Stag has launched a new brand campaign live in Australia now until mid-March. ‘Long Live the Wild’ celebrates the roaming, restless spirit of the wild and those who live wild at heart. This exciting new Australian campaign features across out of home (billboards), social media, YouTube, Cinema and Kayo; also appealing to […]

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First taste of Penfolds’ new California wine collection

In a locked wine cabinet in Penfolds’ Shanghai office there’s a precious bottle of Grange from the 1953 vintage, the year President Xi Jinping was born. “It was intended as a gift for the President last year,” says Penfolds’ chief winemaker, Peter Gago. That didn’t happen, of course: Shanghai is one of many global cities the famously […]

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TASMANIAN PINOT NOIR RELEASES

Pioneering Pinot Noir at Bream Creek Despite being the state with some of the earliest known vineyards in Australia (likely some existed in the early 1820s), Tasmania’s wine industry essentially disappeared for many decades. But a Frenchman inspired change on the Apple Isle in the 1950s, and it should come as no surprise being a fruit-producing region, that a group of pioneers revived grape […]

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Australian Icon Release | Allocations Now Available

As Elderton celebrate 40 vintages this year, they are set to release the 2017 vintage of the Barossa icon, the Elderton Command Shiraz, as well as a special museum vintage of Ashmead Cabernet Sauvignon on 1st March. The Command vineyard, now 127 years old, an “Ancestor” block in the Barossa Old Vine Charter, consistently produces a wine of intense depth and concentration, yielding only […]

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GABS reveals the Hottest 100 beers of 2020

The Great Australasian Beer Spectapular (GABS) has once again reveal Australia’s favourite craft beer of the last year, with the 2020 Hottest 100 Craft Beers, and this year sees the ACT’s Bentspoke Brewery coming out on top with its Crankshaft beer. Last year’s winner, Stone & Wood Pacific Ale continues to resonate with Australia’s beer […]

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