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Winemaker Interview - Peter Fraser from Yangarra Estate

12/05/2020

Today we introduce you to one of this countries most intuitive and talented winemakers, Peter Fraser from Yangarra Estate in McLaren Vale.

Winemaker interview - Louis Schofield from Worlds Apart Wines

31/03/2020

Part of what we love at Wine Experience is finding awesome new winemakers and sharing their story and wines with our customers. We recently discovered Louis wines and they have quickly become a firm store favourite.

Winemaker interview - Nick Spencer of Nick Spencer Wines

21/04/2020

Dedicated to producing exceptional, handcrafted wines that honour the New South Wales landscape.

Discover Pet Nat the quintessential party wine

29/06/2020

Pet Nat wines are all the rage, once a rustic fringe wine for diehard natural wine lovers and peasant farmers, Pet Nat has hit the big time!

Nailing our colours to the mast!

11/07/2019

Welcome to our new website - the independent wine store of the future

Shaw + Smith Pinot Noir Workshop, Brisbane 2019

26/07/2019

We Love Pinot Noir - Scott's notes from the Shaw + Smith Pinot Noir Workshop, Brisbane 2019

Big buttery Chardonnay

07/08/2019

Can you help me? I just want a nice buttery Chardonnay.....

Zalto Glassware

03/02/2020

Zalto Glasses are simply the best wine glass on the market and a must for all wine lovers!

Is Cabernet Sauvignon in Crisis?

04/09/2019

Is Cabernet in Crisis? Is it time to give Merlot more respect? Is Cabernet Franc a star or just a bit player? Discuss the current climate for Bordeaux varieties in Australia.

Is Viognier Australia's most underrated white wine grape variety?

12/09/2019

Is Viognier Australia's most underrated white wine grape variety?

'Struck Match' characters in Chardonnay and White Burgundy

18/10/2019

'Struck Match' characters in Chardonnay and White Burgundy - Human or Divine Intervention?

Natural and Lo-fi Wines

22/11/2019

The term "Natural Wine" is thrown around a lot these days, but what does it mean?

The Shock of the New: The Rise and Rise of Jura Wine

10/12/2019

Jura... "the greatest wine region on planet earth"?

Mayer Yarra Valley 2019 release tasting notes

09/03/2020

Here are our thoughts on the new totally inspiring wines from Timo Mayers 2019 release.

Pinot Gris vs Pinot Grigio

18/02/2020

With so many grape varieties out there, you can be forgiven for being a little confused about the difference between Pinot Gris and Pinot Grigio. It's a question we get asked a lot instore. So what is the difference?

Winemaker Interview - Gareth Belton from Gentle Folk Wines

13/07/2020

Continuing our project to interview as many great Australian winemakers as possible, today we want to introduce everyone to the very special wines of Gentle Folk in Adelaide's Basket Ranges. And introduce their creator, Gareth Belton.

Understanding Whole bunch fermentation with Michael Hall

03/08/2020

Today we wanted to help you understand one of the wine worlds hot topics, whole bunch fermentation. It's a complex subject and we are definitely seeing more and more winemakers experimenting with this ancient technique.

Tessa Brown on Whole Bunch Fermentation

09/11/2020

There is so much to learn when evaluating fine wines. And like listening to fine classical music there is so much more enjoyment if you understand the underlying structure and technique behind the music.

Minimal and sulphur free wine making by Owen Latta (Latta Vino)

04/02/2021

Winemaker Owen Latta from Latta Vino is arguably the master of minimal sulphur or sulphur free winemaking in Australia. We are lucky enough today to have Owen’s personal testimony to his unique winemaking fundamentals and ethos around the subject.

Assyrtiko - Discover Greek White Wine

04/03/2021

The Greek white wine Assyrtiko [pronounced: A seer' tee ko] is without a doubt one of the more remarkable wine discoveries we have had the pleasure of encountering recently.

Producer Profile - Nervi Conterno - Gattinara - Piedmont

12/03/2021

While writing this, I am drinking/tasting Nervi Conterno's Gattinara 2017. It is a beautiful, hauntingly delicate Nebbiolo with all the finesse you'd expect from Roberto Conterno and this high elevation mountainous region, albeit with a touch more sweet fruit in the warmer 2017 season, which makes it irresistible to drink even now.

The Rise and Rise of Cru Beaujolais - The Gang of Four

23/03/2021

So we hope this blog inspires you to rediscover this beautiful region and its impressive wines, as interpreted by some of the best winemakers in France. Enjoy.

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