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AnzacPaul

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Wondering how people are storing their tasting notes and history of wines etc?

I'm new to the wine scene, but been a scotch and craft beer drinker for years, never bothered to record as I was always looking for something new.

Given that wine is a longer term prospect in terms of buying 6-12 and cellaring, I'm looking at a more formal process.

I was thinking just an excel spreadsheet, but interested to know how others are doing it.
 

Daver6

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Wondering how people are storing their tasting notes and history of wines etc?

I'm new to the wine scene, but been a scotch and craft beer drinker for years, never bothered to record as I was always looking for something new.

Given that wine is a longer term prospect in terms of buying 6-12 and cellaring, I'm looking at a more formal process.

I was thinking just an excel spreadsheet, but interested to know how others are doing it.

Might be worth looking at CellarTracker - Wine Reviews & Cellar Management Tools It's free and you an create notes. Best of all, you share your notes with others which gives back to the community.
 

Steady

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Along with the exciting update to our new cellar door, website and packaging,
our wine club is evolving from the 1880 Club to our exclusive Mount Pleasant Wine Club.
Membership is strictly by invitation and extended to those who have an ongoing appreciation and passion for Mount Pleasant Wines.
As loyal members of the 1880 club you will automatically receive membership to the new Mount Pleasant Wine Club for the first year ending June 2023.​

The Mount Pleasant Wine Club​

When Maurice O’Shea first established Mount Pleasant in 1921, he was a proud and well-loved part of the community. Building camaraderie through shared knowledge, passion and of course the love of wine. It’s this same sense of community that sits at the heart of the Mount Pleasant Wine Club.

As a member your benefits include, but are not limited to:

  • Exclusive Single Vineyard and Significant Sites pricing within the release period
  • Member's prices for certain ranges purchased in cellar door, and via our website throughout the year
  • Complimentary shipping
  • Exclusive access to our members area - The Barn
  • Priority access to new release wines
  • Exclusive offers throughout the year
  • Exclusive museum wine and magnum access
  • Priority invitation to Mount Pleasant events

To maintain ongoing membership, a minimum purchase within the release period* of the following wines will be required:​

  • 12 x Significant Sites and/or Single Vineyard wines (can be mixed)
*release periods will run for a period of six weeks from our new annual release dates each year. Reds Release June 13 and Whites Release September 13.​
 

billbro

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Campbell Mattinson new Halliday WC Chief Editor it seems per Facebook and LinkedIn:
I've worked for the best-selling James Halliday Wine Companion team on and off over the past 11 or so years, and I'd be the first to admit that I thought that I was done on that score; I'd given all I could, it was time for other things.
Then, out of the blue, I was presented with the most remarkable opportunity. In that light I'm extremely happy, fortunate and grateful to be able to say that I have a new job, as Chief Editor of the Halliday Wine Companion book.
I cut my teeth, as a young-ish wine nerd, poring over James Halliday's books. I never thought I'd meet him, let alone work for him. To now take the reins of the very book that inspired me all those years ago is a bit mind-blowing.
To boot, I get to now work with the most incredible tasting team, and get again to work with James himself, and most importantly I get the chance to once again connect with the producers and readers who rely so heavily on this incomparable annual guide.
 
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