Prowein and the Langton’s Narrative

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“The Public Gets What The Public Wants…” Going Underground, The Jam Supply and demand. It is not a new idea, but it is one that the wine world still struggles with. Until the recent past, distribution would drive demand better[...]

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Riesling – an article of faith

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There is a predictable moment in every annual wine program – somewhere between that feature that tells us that is ok to drink rose, and the one that suggests that Aussie Chardonnay is now more Audrey Hepburn than Jane Mansfield[...]

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All Creatures Great And Small

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On the eve of the Barossa Wine Show, there can be fewer places more appropriate than Appellation – The Louise to host a thought-provoking review of Australian Shiraz. Presented as one of a subtle suite of changes to this year’s[...]

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The Morning After The Night Before…

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The awards dinner for the 36th Barossa Wine Show was much like many that had gone before – full of good humour, expectation and ebullient celebration, all washed down with a general sense of community well-being and fortified with a[...]

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A Taste of Spring: Eden Valley Riesling

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Spring is a time of celebrating rebirth and revival, a season that is full of new possibilities. Each year the Barossa Grape & Wine Association hosts ‘A Taste of Spring with Eden Valley Riesling’ where the diversity of the region[...]

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Organic Wine – why should you care?

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A glass of wine is enjoyable for us, but the cultivation of the fruits can be quite harmful to the environment. Because of the high demand of wines, grapes are heavily sprayed with pesticides and synthetic fertilizer which destroy the[...]

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Leading Ladies, leading into vintage…

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Harvest is swinging into action, but our Leading Ladies seem to be an unusually relaxed bunch of early-vintage winemakers, with most of them looking forward to events happening after vintage ­– and enjoying the perfect weather. “Exciting times here at[...]

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