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    Dan Murphy's and Other Wine Deals

    Tried these a while back as under wraps from DMs. Worth giving one a try. They are not your dainty red fruited pinot. Plenty of dark fruit, power and tannins (relatively of course).
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    The Pinot Noir & Grenache Thread

    Interesting one-off Grenache Blend from Ravensworth due to 2020 Smoke Taint (WA fruit) $28 https://www.differentdrop.com/products/2020-ravensworth-the-long-way-around-tinto Also, on sale (slightly cheaper) in 6's directly.
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    The Pinot Noir & Grenache Thread

    Already in for $30 with free Riedel but any idea what the wines are? Are they all De Bortoli?
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    Nice wines I have drunk recently - Red or White

    Great to be free again! Seville Estate Reserve Chardonnay and Barrel Fermented Riesling. All their wines were great across the board. Cab Sauv was another highlight.
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    Vinomofo Wine Deals

    "It comes from a vineyard that provides fruit to some of the region’s most renowned producers. There’s a partial whole bunch fermentation, providing some extra herbaceousness" Warner Vineyard and whole bunch (plus it has previously been offered). I'd be pretty conident
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    Dan Murphy's and Other Wine Deals

    ALDI's Margaret River Cab Sauv gets a pretty glowing review (Despite the bootleg Langmeil label)
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    Nice wines I have drunk recently - Red or White

    It looks like Sparking Black is being released today. Due to COVID it appears they may be more flexible with phone/email orders
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    Nice wines I have drunk recently - Red or White

    What was the pick of the Standish?
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    The Pinot Noir & Grenache Thread

    Unfortunately, no easy answer. Work is required to find value. General tips: - Cote de Beaune better value generally that Cote de nuits (Pommard and Volnay are traditionally good examples of the ends of the spectrum). - Cote Chalonaisse and Maconnais are cheaper than the above but more known for...
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    Nice wines I have drunk recently - Red or White

    I was always under the impression that Basket Press is available at the cellar door? Is it easily accessible in person or do you need to be there right at release?
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    Dan Murphy's and Other Wine Deals

    Langton's sale seems to be back on last week of the month. Haven't had a proper look through yet. - Mitolo Jester $10 - Hare's Chase Ironscraper - $15 - Greenock Creek Marananga $20
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    Dan Murphy's and Other Wine Deals

    https://www.3aw.com.au/customers-dreams-dashed-as-liquorland-refuses-to-honour-beer-bargain/ Latest bargain not so lucky
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    Wine lovers musings, amusings and news

    Chalmers looking to plant nerello mascalese in heathcote...interesting read...
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    The Chardonnay Thread

    $15 each with "CREED" coupon. https://www.nicks.com.au/2017-the-kings-creed-chardonnay?utm_source=emarsys&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Wine+Newsletter+No.1157&utm_content=&sc_src=email_1794220&sc_lid=97977869&sc_uid=uVxiGjlczK&sc_llid=31994&sc_eh=3a7850f40480d2e81 Reviews make it seem good...
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    Dan Murphy's and Other Wine Deals

    TWC latest deal seems like a good one https://www.thewinecollective.com.au/products/2018-jilyara-the-williams-block-cabernet-sauvignon?utm_campaign=138987_wk17_sun_jiljarra_mwg_vf&utm_medium=email&utm_source=email_weekly_promo&utm_term=hero_jilyara&dm_i=5SN8,2Z8R,1432K2,9PW4,1 $37.50 less $20...
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    Dan Murphy's and Other Wine Deals

    If you are looking for something to mix up the $250, picked this up from VC today. 2 for $50 https://www.vintagecellars.com.au/sparkling/arras-blanc-de-blancs-nv-750ml_3914862 Don't know much about it. New wine as part of latest release. Edit: It is Arras BbD NV
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    Nice wines I have drunk recently - Red or White

    With the celebratory season fastly approaching I want to keep my eye out for some reasonably priced domestic sparkling. (Not an area that I am well versed in) I was thinking of the below as a starting point: - A by Arras/ Arras brute elite (DM selling in a twin pack) - Seppelt Original Shiraz...
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    Nice wines I have drunk recently - Red or White

    How is it drinking? It looks quite dark
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    Wine lovers musings, amusings and news

    . https://imbibe.com/news/rockstar-winemaker-taras-ochota-has-died/ A man with stories: https://realwinepeople.com/blogs/podcasts/taras-ochota-episode-1
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