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Carillion Vineyards Orange

Carillion releases region flagships 

Carillion Wines has released two new vintage wines in its ‘Origins’ range; the flagship 2019 Carillion Origins Fenestella Shiraz(Hunter Valley) and the 2019 Carillion Origins Feldspars Shiraz (Orange). The Carillion ‘Origins’ range of …

Angullong honours Crossing matriarch with new release

Angullong Wines has paid tribute to the Crossing family’s matriarch, Hatty Crossing, with the release of their 2019 Angullong ‘Crossing Reserve’ Harriet ($48). The new wine joins the recently released 2018 Angullong ‘Crossing Reserve’ Cabernet Sauvignon($48).

Winners from Australia’s first Zero Alcohol Wine Show announced

The winners of Australia’s first wine show dedicated to Zero Alcohol wines were announced last night at an awards dinner and tasting at The KittyHawk in Sydney.

New Castle Rock Estate ‘Diletti’ wines released

Castle Rock Estate has extended its reserve range of wines with the release of their 2021 Castle Rock Estate ‘Diletti’ Pinot Noir($46), 2021 Castle Rock Estate ‘Diletti’ Riesling ($36) and 2020 Castle Rock Estate …
Swinging Bridge Wines Orange NSW

VINTAGE REPORT 2022: Orange NSW

“The colour, tannins, aroma are all off the chart. We found a lot of fruit came in at quite low Baumes despite full flavour-ripeness.
Jacob and Andrew Stein

VINTAGE REPORT 2022: Mudgee, NSW

Wineries and grape growers in the Mudgee region of NSW are celebrating what has been a surprisingly excellent vintage. Following on from the similarly difficult vintage of 2021, most winemakers …

VINTAGE REPORT 2022: Canowindra, NSW

The ripening period was comparable with the best we have experienced in our 35 years of growing grapes in the region. The 2022 vintage is now safely tucked away in …

London Wine Competition names Ross Hill Best in Show by Varietal

Orange’s Ross Hill Wines has been awarded the prestigious 2022 ‘Best in Show by Varietal’ at the London Wine Competition for the 2019 Ross Hill ‘Pinnacle Series’ Chardonnay. The London Wine Competition …

Winepilot launches inaugural Winepilot Zero-Alcohol Wine Show

Zero-alcohol wines set to be championed with the launch of Australia’s first wine show dedicated to the growing zero-alcohol wine category  Winepilot has added a new awards show to the …

Innovation in winemaking fills growing consumer demand

Low alcohol wines are certainly not new. They account for a small, but growing market. Overlay this with the substantial increase in consumption of organic wines and general well-being, and …

2021 Robert Stein Rieslings released

After a stunning 12 months on the wine show circuit and with vintage 2022 well underway, Mudgee’s Robert Stein Wines has released their 2021 Robert Stein Dry Riesling ($40) and 2021 Robert Stein …

VINTAGE UDPATE: Cowra / Canowindra, NSW

Golden Start to the 2022 vintage at Windowrie The 2022 vintage is underway in the region with many white varieties already picked. Whilst the white varieties are yielding below average, …

18 Trophies in 2 weeks!

Mudgee’s Robert Stein Wines has enjoyed a stunning fortnight on the wine show circuit, winning a staggering 18 Trophies and 13 Gold medals, culminating with the ‘Best Riesling of the Show’ at …
Angus Hughson and Andrew Caillard

Andrew Caillard MW releases The Vintage Journal

The Vintage Journal – www.vintagejournal.com.au – is a compelling addition to Australia’s wine media landscape. Co-created by leading wine auction identity and author Andrew Caillard MW, it draws on his 40 years’ …

Small Acres Cyder named Champion Cider

Small Acres Cyder has been awarded the coveted Champion Cider Trophy at the 2021 Sydney Royal Beer & Cider Show. The 2017 Small Acres ‘Cat’s Pyjamas’ Cider ($35) received the award, along …