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27 Jun 2017

An exceptional value play from an outstanding vintage

An exceptional value play from an outstanding vintage

The term "a rising tide lifts all boats" is very applicable when it comes to wine.

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Posted by Gregg

20 Jun 2017

Exceptional red blend out of Chile, a lot of wine for the money

Exceptional red blend out of Chile, a lot of wine for the money

In our quest to find wines that bring great value to the mix we have just come across a real beauty for the money, the 2015 Estampa Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon (91%) & Petit Verdot (9%)

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18 Jun 2017

Outstanding Langhorne Creek Shiraz receives 96 Points

Outstanding Langhorne Creek Shiraz receives 96 Points

We are huge fans of the wines from Bleasdale, based in South Australia's Langhorne Creek region

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16 Jun 2017

Great deal on this Pinot from Central otago

Great deal on this Pinot from Central otago

Finding well-made Pinot Noir from New Zealand's Central Otago region at under $20 is not an easy task.

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14 Jun 2017

2015 Rust en Vrede Merlot - an exceptional vintage and an exceptional Merlot

2015 Rust en Vrede Merlot - an exceptional vintage and an exceptional Merlot

As the saying goes, a rising tide lifts all boats, and that seems to be the case with almost all the wines we have tried from the 2015 vintage out of South Africa.

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12 Jun 2017

Impressive GSM blend out of McLaren Vale at a very user friendly price

Impressive GSM blend out of McLaren Vale at a very user friendly price

When it comes to value and superior quality, the Robert Oatley Signature Series portfolio is pretty hard to beat.

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Posted by Gregg

01 Jun 2017

Another serious effort from one of South Africa's premier producers

Another serious effort from one of South Africa's premier producers

When it comes to producing one of the New World's closest takes on Burgundy, look no further than South Africa's Hamilton Russell.

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