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A bottle got opened: SOHO Stella Sauvignon Blanc 2019

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A bottle got opened: SOHO Stella Sauvignon Blanc 2019

A bottle just happened to get opened... It would be rude not to try it... SOHO Stella Sauvignon Blanc 2019 The SOHO tasting notes lead with the description “classic confidence and sexy femininity”.  Well, that is what jumps off the page to me.  I am not sure what to expect as I open the bottle. This is a Marlborough Sav Balance, the Kiwis “do” Sauv Blanc and do it well, over 70% of NZ wine production is Sauv Blanc and Marlborough is “the” Sauv Blanc region.  Given that build-up, what is this wine going to deliver? The phrase "don’t bring...

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Spotlight: Oakdene Collection

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Spotlight: Oakdene Collection

On 93 hectares of coastal farmland in Wallington, you will find Oakdene’s boutique vineyard, award winning restaurant and cellar door. Situated near Ocean Grove, Wallington is found on the Bellarine Peninsula, approximately 20 kilometres east of Geelong and 90 kilometres south of Melbourne. The region enjoys a cool, maritime climate that moderates the weather patterns, resulting in a long cool growing season, the principal soil type is sandy loam producing low yields of high quality fruit. The Geelong Wine Region boasts historical roots back to the early 1800’s when Geelong was a booming regional centre, hub of the vast Western District...

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Spanish Wines: Finca Muñoz and Heredad De Baroja

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Spanish Wines: Finca Muñoz and Heredad De Baroja

Sample the best bottles from the wineries of Álava and Toledo - Finca Muñoz and Heredad De Baroja.

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NEW SOUTH AFRICAN WINES AT GANYMEDE

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NEW SOUTH AFRICAN WINES AT GANYMEDE

Van Loveren is South Africa’s leading family-owned wine farm, popular for a range of excellent wines and a welcoming, family-friendly experience. The farm is located in Robertson, about 175km east from Cape Town. The Retief family has been making wine since Hennie Sr. and Jean Retief bought the farm in 1937. The winery name is an ancestral connection: in 1699 Christina van Loveren left Holland by ship with her husband, Willem van Zyl, with the hope of a new beginning in South Africa. In the 60s, Wynand and Nico Retief, the sons of Hennie Sr. and Jean Retief, started making...

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