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Transcontinental Rums: Well Travelled Spirits
Transcontinental Rums: Well Travelled Spirits
14th Feb 2019
- Scott Fitzsimons -

Over the next few weeks we’ll be receiving some excellent – and rare- new rums from around the world and we’re kicking off with four special releases from the Transcontinental Rum Line series.The Tran...

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Farmer Wants A Beer!
Farmer Wants A Beer!
13th Feb 2019
- Rosemary Lilburne -

Farming, a cultural, economic and survival melting pot that has been at the cornerstone of civilisation for millennia. We as people have created farming methods to sustain, grow, develop and nou...

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Here Comes Muscadet!
Here Comes Muscadet!
7th Feb 2019
- Paul Downie -

Muscadet is a wine producing area of France near the town of Nantes at the western end of the Loire Valley.Forget the thin, low alcohol, acidic muscadet of the eighties and early nineties.A revolution...

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Every day's a Good Day for Rose
Every day's a Good Day for Rose
6th Feb 2019
- Joe Perry -

Like any other avid wine drinker, here at the Oak Barrel we simply cannot get enough Rose over the warmer months, and every week we're seeing some incredible expressions coming from all across the wor...

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Sharing is Caring
Sharing is Caring
6th Feb 2019
- Rosemary Lilburne -

January, where did you go? A great month down at the Oak Barrel, with some amazing new beers gracing the shelves to be shared with our loyal customers. But this article isn’t about us sharing all t...

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The Wines of Gut Oggau - Rare Austrian Releases
The Wines of Gut Oggau - Rare Austrian Releases
30th Jan 2019
- Joe Perry -

Very rarely seen outside of Europe, the cult-like wines of Austrian producer Gut Oggau are some of the most highly sought after across the globe. Each year we are lucky enough to get our hands...

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It’s Always Sunny in Sydney-delphia
It’s Always Sunny in Sydney-delphia
30th Jan 2019
- Rosemary Lilburne -

Well, Summer has come strong, hard and with a vengeance.High temps, almost oppressive humidity and long nights has certainly left all of us at The Oak Barrel thirsty as anything for a refreshing be...

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On The Otherside
On The Otherside
24th Jan 2019
- Rosemary Lilburne -

We recently had the distinct pleasure of being the first venue in Sydney to get pour some tasty beers from Otherside brewery from Fremantle, Western Australia. These beers, the brain child of head...

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