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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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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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Hochkirch Wines - Stunning Riesling, Syrah and Pinot Noir
Hochkirch Wines - Stunning Riesling, Syrah and Pinot Noir
23rd Jan 2019
- Joe Perry -

Starting in 1990, Hochkirch is the winery of Jennifer and John Nagorcka, and is currently one of the leading certfied Biodynamic wineries in Australia.  With a focus towards Pinot Noir,...

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