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Ganymede Favourites to Keep You Company

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Ganymede Favourites to Keep You Company

Have a long weekend STAYCATION Family dinner, long weekends at home, we need to spark up that meal if only for our own sanity. Bars and pubs may be closed, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy your favourite wines at home. Drinking at home is different than drinking out. In restaurants, you can limit your order to just a glass, while obviously at home, you would have to open an entire bottle – properly stored wines will keep for up to five days.  No need to over indulge, but if we are forced to stay home as the weather...

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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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1000 years of history

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1000 years of history

Château de Messey is a large estate nestled on a hilltop just 8 kilometers from Tournus in the commune of Ozenay mentioned in 9th-century manuscripts.

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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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