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International recognition for Canowindra’s Natural Wine Co.

Canowindra’s The Natural Wine Co. has received international recognition being recently awarded a gold medal at The Global Organic & Vegan Wine Masters 2021 with its 2020 Natural Wine Co …
Patina

Relentless exploration, questioning & experimentation

Patina’s Gerald Naef is a winemaker with a penchant for perfection and experimentation. He is constantly questioning his winemaking in order to keep creating better wines whilst ensuring that the …

HOOSEGG

Philip Shaw’s HOOSEGG has been 60 years in the making. Since Philip first started working in a number of South Australia’s most famous wineries, the HOOSEGG dream has been formulating.   …

Long awaited 2021 vintage released

One of New South Wales’ most awarded Rieslings was released on September 1st with the long awaited 2021 vintage. Robert Stein Dry Riesling has become a new wave Riesling icon …

Wines with a sense of place

Angullong Wines continues to be a leading producer of emerging varieties with the release of their 2019 Angullong ‘Fossil Hill’ Tempranillo ($28), 2019 Angullong ‘Fossil Hill’ Sangiovese ($28) and 2021 Angullong ‘Fossil Hill’ Rosé ($26) For …

The Lane Cellars opens in Albury

Independent bottle shop, The Lane Cellars has recently opened its second store in Albury, NSW. The new store is modelled on the existing Orange store, showcasing a range of boutique …

Orange’s Premier Cider Maker launches new Cider

Orange’s premium craft cider maker, Small Acres Cyder, are celebrating the 2021 harvest with the release of a new cider, the Small Acres Heritage Blend. This new blend joins the …

Golden lessons from 20 years of organic farming

‘Conventional farming’ relies on chemical intervention in order to grow food and fibre, whilst organic farming instead relies on thousand-year-old farming technics that work with nature’s unique ability to develop …

New 2021 Castle Rock Estate Rieslings released

Castle Rock Estate has released their eagerly awaited 2021 Great Southern regional Rieslings, including a new wine to their Riesling collection. The new wines comprise the 2021 Castle Rock Estate ‘Porongurup’ …

Vintage Report 2021: Orange NSW

Vintage 2021 was a great relief for the Orange region winegrowers. The mild 2021 vintage in the Orange Region ensured that sparkling and white wines will be crisp and lively …

2021 Vintage report: Porongurup, WA

The 2021 vintage in the Porongurup Wine Region was characterised by an excellent growing season, with rain prior to vintage followed by warm ripening conditions yielding average crop levels of …

Carillion Wines showcase Hunter Valley

Carillion Wines continue to champion the Hunter Valley with the release of three new vintage wines, the 2021 Carillion ‘Origins, Old Grafts’ Semillon ($35), 2021 Carillion ‘Lovable Rogue’ Fiano ($30) and 2021 Carillion ‘Loveable Rogue’ …

High elevation lifts quality for cool climate chardonnay

The Orange region’s Patina Wines has released their benchmark Chardonnays comprising the 2019 Patina Chardonnay ($40) and 2018 Patina Reserve Chardonnay ($60). The Patina vineyard was planted 22 years ago …

The evolution of Bloodwood Riesling, Orange NSW

As Orange’s founding winegrower approaches four decades of winemaking, they have released their new 2018 Bloodwood Riesling. The Bloodwood vineyard was planted in 1983 with winemaker and owner Stephen Doyle …

Carillion release flagship reds

Showcasing the best of their regional vineyards, family owned Carillion Wines have released their 2018 Carillion Origins Fenestella Shiraz ($60) and 2018 Carillion Origins Block 22 Cabernet Sauvignon ($50) Established in the Hunter Valley …