The view from Thistle Hill Cellar Door

Thistle Hill – The perfect Mudgee weekend away

Posted By | April 6, 2016

  Sometimes you just have to get out of the rat race and have a weekend away. And for those living in Sydney, Mudgee is the perfect place. About a 3 and a half hour drive through some stunning countryside, you can get away from it all, get some fresh air, fresh produce and great… Read More

Categories: Wine Regions


Wine dog at Karrawatta

A Visit To Karrawatta

Posted By | December 22, 2015

  Wow, it’s suddenly the evening of the 22nd of December and I’m wondering where the last few months have gone. It’s been crazy busy and super eventful, so much so that I have about 20 blog topics written down, but haven’t had a spare moment to write one of them. So, I thought I… Read More

Categories: Wine Regions


Murray Street Vineyards White Label Rosé Review

Murray Street Vineyards White Label Rosé Review

Posted By | July 31, 2015

  So, I was about to start a road trip from Sydney to Adelaide and I knew at the top of my ‘To pack list’ had to be a smashable bottle of wine for the stopover at Balranald… It just had to be easy, refreshing, not to expensive as it was likely to be a… Read More

Categories: Tasting Notes


Hardys 1973 Hermitage

What drinking a 42yo aged wine reminded me to do

Posted By | July 27, 2015

There’s something exciting about drinking an aged wine…. It’s a different experience, it’s different complexities, often a different world… And there’s something about drinking a bloody good aged wine, one that just blows you away. So, having said that you need to find a wine that will stand the test of time and improve with… Read More

Categories: Tasting Notes


Aramis Vineyards & Soul Growers

Gold Rush at the Melbourne International Wine Competition (MIWC)

Posted By | July 23, 2015

There were plenty of wines that are available on WineCloud grabbing Golds at the recent Melbourne International Wine Competition (MIWC), with winners announced this week, so we thought we better share a little of their glory… Koonara Wines won an individual award as Coonawarra Winery of the Year, and boutique wine distributor L’Atelier by Aramis… Read More

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Fernfields Wines Wayward blend

Rob’s 5 Word Wine Review – Fernfield Wines Wayward Blend

Posted By | May 19, 2015

Rob’s 5 Word Wine Review – Fernfield Wines Wayward Blend Each week (actually I promise to make it more ad hoc than that) I like to write a little blog piece on one of the awesome wines on the WineCloud website… I’m not going to lie though, I’m pretty lazy. So, I’m going to sum up a… Read More

Categories: Rob's 5 Word Wine Reviews


Wine - winter red recommendations

Winter Is Coming – some recommendations for winter reds

Posted By | May 18, 2015

Winter Is Coming… I received an email from a customer (which actually started with a tweet) requesting the following: “Hey @wine_cloud, I’m wanting to order a case of red tomorrow. Would love your recommendations on your wines. Gutsy reds pls!” and then followed by “And I’m not huge cab or Merlot fan. Faves are Shiraz, GSM, Malbec… Read More

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Bundaleer wines history

Winemaker Insights – An interview with Angela Meaney from Bundaleer Wines

Posted By | May 12, 2015

Winemaker insights – an interview with Angela Meaney This week we have Angela Meaney from Bundaleer Wines chatting to us about all things vino. Angela is breaking ground producing some amazing wines from the Southern Flinders Ranges and Clare Valley. For those that don’t know the Southern Flinders Ranges region is just north of the… Read More

Categories: Interviews


Brendan Carter Unico Zelo

Winemaker insights – an interview with Brendan Carter from Unico Zelo

Posted By | March 31, 2015

Winemaker insights – an interview with Brendan Carter from Unico Zelo This week we have Brendan Carter from Unico Zelo chatting to us about all things vino. Brendan makes amazing ‘alternative varietal’ wines from the Adelaide Hills and has recently just launched a new range of wines. Brendan’s wines have been making some big splashes… Read More

Categories: Interviews, Winemaker Interviews


Jude & Lynnette Bolton in McLaren Vale

Interview with Jude Bolton

Posted By | March 23, 2015

So this week we have a special interview. Lynton interviews former Sydney Swans legend, dual premiership winner and WineCloud fan, Jude Bolton, about his love of good wine. Jude played 325 AFL games and his attitude on and off the football field impressed everyone and he has become a role model and sports icon right… Read More

Categories: Interviews