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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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Strength To Strength For Sam Vinciullo Wines
Strength To Strength For Sam Vinciullo Wines
10th Jan 2019
- Joe Perry -

Over the last 3 vintages Sam Vinciullo has consistently impressed the natural wine world all across the country and beyond, with his wines of superb quality, immense purity, and sense of place....

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The Oak Barrel’s Christmas Wine Picks
The Oak Barrel’s Christmas Wine Picks
19th Dec 2018
- Joe Perry -

The Oak Barrel’s wine team has put together their 5 wines of what we’ll be drinking throughout our Christmas days. Featuring drops from Alfredo Maestro, Brave New Wine, Bass Philip, Applecross,...

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One Of The Most Fun Wines Of The Year: Astro Bunny
One Of The Most Fun Wines Of The Year: Astro Bunny
12th Dec 2018
- Joe Perry -

This week we have received one of the most exciting releases of the year, Tim Wildman’s  Astro Bunny and Heavy Petting have hit the shelves! Tim Wildman earned his Master of Wine i...

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