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Amphora-Aged Wines

Amphora-Aged Wines

Posted by The Oak Barrel on 28th Apr 2022

An amphora is a jar with two vertical handles used in antiquity for the storage and transportation of foodstuffs. They are often clay, and likely evolved from the large Bronze Age pithoi vessels us … read more
Oak Barrel Summer Spirits Sale 2022

Oak Barrel Summer Spirits Sale 2022

Posted by Josh on 20th Jan 2022

THE SUMMER SPIRITS SALE 2022 HAS NOW ENDEDSummer is here! Though, thanks to miserable La NiƱa weather and an unprecedented spike in Covid-19 cases, it hasn't been the summer we all hoped for or deserv … read more
Exciting New (and Ancient) Wines of Lebanon

Exciting New (and Ancient) Wines of Lebanon

Posted by Peter George on 16th Nov 2021

As a Lebanese-Australian, I am overjoyed at the recent expansion of our Lebanese portfolio here at the Oak Barrel!Throughout my childhood, my imagination was captivated by stories, always told in m … read more
A Focus on Tasmanian Pinot Noir

A Focus on Tasmanian Pinot Noir

Posted by Joe Perry on 12th Nov 2021

With one of the richest histories in Australian wine regions, the small island state of Tasmania is home to over 200 vineyards and over 90 cellar doors. For many wine drinkers, a bottle of Tasma … read more