Let’s Hear it from the Winemaker

This Turkey Flat  label has just been entered into the Label Design Competition and along with it came the story of the wine. “Let me introduce you to Gobble:Gobble – our new, once-off, small batch wine Over at the Schulz’s house (about 200m from the winery) there is a young block of shiraz, planted on…

Daydreamer who Loves Sex, Truffles and Pinot Noir

  Robert Sinskey Vineyards has just entered six of their wines into this year’s Six Nations Wine Challenge following Dan Berger’s invitation to do so. Rob Sinskey is an atypical vintner. He is a native Californian and a wine guy who did not attend wine school. Instead, Rob received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree…

Advertise Here!

Elite Wine Logistics is the first company to take advertising space on this home page. Our site is so popular now and even on a very slow month we receive over 1200 unique visitors from all over the world building to in excess of 12,000 in October. If you advertise on the home page we…

All Hail the Queen of Lamintons

GoodFood.com.au has crowned our friend Kiki Tipping the Queen of Lamingtons – and they should know being the experts in the trade. Kiki’s outstanding product was featured at the Thinkers & Drinkers wine and food event run (by us) alongside the Six Nations Wine Challenge giant wine event on October 3 last year. Thinkers &…

Tips on Herding Cats and a Better Business Solution

Wine Business Solutions send us these papers which are of interest to the general wine industry. This time the focus is on how to develop winning global strategy for your brand, region and/or country. Here is a link to their latest Wine Paper.

A Tasty Ticket Offer

Be sure to keep the 13th-16th of March free, when Taste of Sydney returns to the stunning surrounds of Centennial Park for four sumptuous days of alfresco dining. Enjoy a feast for the senses and sample special menus from 15 of Sydney’s best restaurants including Popolo, Biota Dining, 4Fourteen, Chur Burger, Efendy, Jonah’s, Muse Dining,…

Distinctiveness, Excitement and Drama in New Zealand

  Six Nations Wine Challenge judge (representing the USA) Dan Berger writes on a new way to analyze wine, settling on distinctiveness over alleged greatness as a valid way to approach the concept of wine quality. Berger also looks at wine evaluation “one thing about wine evaluation that is allegedly as precise as a single…

At Last! An Interesting-Looking TV Show Featuring Wine!

The show titled Plonk follows an accident-prone television crew as they travel around the NSW wine regions trying to produce a commercial TV show. The shoot starts in the Hunter Valley where there’s an accident involving Bruce Tyrrell’s left eye and local winemaker Andrew Thomas confronts a ‘wine expert’ with a bad haircut. Can’t wait…

Sauvignon Blanc. The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

  There’s no reason to drink bad Sauvignon Blanc. The variety, which came to dominate the South African fine wine market from the mid-1990s onwards, has been through many incarnations, so its appearance has changed at least as many times as Joan Collins’. The lean, green, mean and acidic concoctions offered in the past —…

The Key Report – Reliable News

  If you drink, distribute, retail, export, study, make or market wine, or you’re one of the poor buggers who grows the grapes, this is the one read you need every week to let you know what’s going on without PR spin or confectionery wrapping. The Key Report also gives you the forum to share…