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Talits Estate and a dream

Posted By | August 4, 2017

  It’s a gorgeous summer’s evening and I’m sitting down next to the pool after an afternoon stroll. It’s slightly balmy, yet with a slight summer breeze coming through, like one that you sometimes get when there’s barely a cloud in the sky. I reach down and take an olive with pimento, then move onto […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Categories: Interviews, Winemaker Interviews