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Merite Wines - Powerful and Elegant Wrattonbully Expressions
Merite Wines - Powerful and Elegant Wrattonbully Expressions
3rd Apr 2019
- Joe Perry -

Merite Wines is situated in the Joanna section of the Wrattonbully wine region, nestled just above Coonawarra. Established in 2000 by Mike Kloak and Colleen Miller, they set about with a distinct f...

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Bang for Buck Barolos
Bang for Buck Barolos
27th Mar 2019
- Joe Perry -

Located in the Piedmont region of northern Italy lies one of the most highly regarded wine producing areas in the world, Barolo.  Barolo is commonly referred to as Italy's greatest...

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A Look at Australia's Best
A Look at Australia's Best
14th Mar 2019
- Joe Perry -

This week we've stuck close to home after taking a look at some of the most exceptional wine being made in Australia today.  It's no secret that a plethora of great wine being made all...

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Exceptional Quality from Jura's Domaine de la Touraize
Exceptional Quality from Jura's Domaine de la Touraize
27th Feb 2019
- Joe Perry -

Domaine de la Touraize has an incredibly rich history in the Jura wine region. Dating all the way back to 1704, the estate is family owned and has been passed down through eight generations si...

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A Look at the Region of Jura and it's Wines
A Look at the Region of Jura and it's Wines
27th Feb 2019
- Paul Downie -

Jura now trendy, sought after and distinctly different even cult.This small wine growing area of France is wedges between Burgundy to the west and Switzerland to the east. Predominantly a limestone so...

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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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