Do Alternative Wineries Have to Start With L?

A look at some alternative wineries in Victoria, Australia.

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Valhalla on the Murray River

What do you get when you add a Dane to Rhone varietals plus a dash of Murray valley dirt and a green philosophy to wine making?The Valhalla Winery in Australia’s Rutherglen region.

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Kerner – A New Grape For Us

A look at the Kerner grape, made in Germany, grown in the Barossa Valley, Australia

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Wine Experience of the Week – A Little Piece of Italy

The King Valley region in Victoria, Australia and the Dal Zotto Cabernet Sangiovese wine which encapuslates the wines of the valley

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Wine of the Week – New Australian Reds

In Australia the wine industry has been experimenting with different grape varieties quite a bit recently. The traditional Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay are still very much in the majority, however there are many wineries using many different European varieties to offer the consumer a change from the heavy flavors of the traditional fair. This [...]

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Wine of the Week – Australian Shiraz With a Difference

I am in Australia at the moment. After some sightseeing in the more touristic areas, I have commandeered a camper van and have been visiting the wine regions of Northern Victoria. These regions are no as well known internationally as the Barossa Valley, McLarenvale or Margret River, however are producing some fantastic and very creative [...]

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Wine of the Week – Sweet from the dry

You often see the term “Southeastern Australia” on your search through the wine shelves. These wines are made up of blended juice from wineries from 3 states; South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales. This appellation was established in 1994 and provides you with low priced, but good quality wine. This region of Australia produces [...]

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Wine of the Week – Keeping it Simple

Keeping things simple has been a recipe for success in every area of life. In your place of work, I am sure you are frustrated with some things you do which seen overly elaborate or just not necessary. The phrase “yes it looks great” is quite often followed by “but what does it do”. I [...]

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