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October 28, 2016

Victoria and Tasmania: Vast, Exciting and Hip

Victoria and Tasmania Mini Report South Australia Part 3 Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate October 28, 2016 by Lisa Perrotti-Brown This is a(nother) mini-report covering just a few of the…

October 19, 2016

90+ Point Australian Shiraz

Wine Enthusiast Reviews Stellar Australian Shiraz Wine Enthusiast Advance Buying Guide December 2016 94 pts/CELLAR SELECTION            John Duval Eligo Shiraz 2013 Full bodied, creamy and lush, this is a prototypical…

October 14, 2016

Antonio Galloni Reviews Poggiotondo

Vinous October 2016 Reviews by Antonio Golloni 91 pts              Poggiotondo Vermentino IGT 2015 The 2015 Vermentino is powerful and intense, with plenty of mineral and savory notes that complement…

September 9, 2016

Australia: Value and Diversity Says Wine Spectator

The Top Five Countries For Value Wine Spectator October 15, 2016 by Keith Newton We ran the numbers. We did the math. There were surprises, upsets and close calls. But the results are…

August 31, 2016

Over Twenty 90+ Wines in Latest Wine & Spirits

Wine & Spirits Magazine October Issue, 2016 94 pts    Innocent Bystander Mea Culpa Syrah 2014 Phil Sexton and Steve Flamsteed produced this wine from a clone of unknown origin, what…

August 6, 2016

James Halliday Scores Are Out

2017 Australian Wine Companion August 4th, 2016 James Halliday has released his 2017 Australian Wine Companion and wineries represented by Old Bridge Cellars are very well represented in the 90…

August 4, 2016

A Word on Clare Valley Riesling from Chuck Hayward

Chuck Hayward on Clare Valley Riesling Wine & Spirits Magazine Fall 2016 interviewed by Luke Sykora In the early 1990s, Chuck Hayward was buying wine for the Jug Shop, a…

July 28, 2016

Josh Raynolds Gives Beaujolais Big Praise

A Lucky ’13 for Beaujolais Lovers Vinous July 2016 by Josh Raynolds The last decade has witnessed some of the best Beaujolais vintages in history. Two thousand thirteen is proving…

July 1, 2016

New Aussie Reviews from Lisa Perrotti-Brown

South Australia: Part 1 – Slow Burn Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate June 30, 2016 by Lisa Perrotti-Brown This first part of my two-part annual South Australia report generally covers…

June 24, 2016

South Australia Comes on Strong

Savoring Adelaide in Austin The Somm Journal June/July 2016 by Jessica Dupuy In early March the US welcomed a special visit from a few wine ambassadors out of Adelaide, the…

June 8, 2016

Brokenwood Lands 93 Points from Wine Enthusiast

Wine Enthusiast Advance Buying Guide August 2016 by Joe Czerwinski 93 pts/CELLAR SELECTION Brokenwood Oakey Creek Vineyard Semillon 2009 This benchmark producer holds its top semillons back for five years…

June 7, 2016

Innocent Bystander Sweeps the Gold

2016 Sunset Magazine International Wine Competition The 2016 Sunset Magazine International Wine Competition saw 3,000 wines from across the United States and the World competing for top honors. The judging,…

June 2, 2016

More Love For Joe Dobbes and His 30 Years of Winemaking

Third Decade’s a Charm Oregon Wine Press June 1, 2016 by Jade Helm Joe Dobbes’ knack for enterprise, evident even from an early age, is the defining characteristic for the…

May 21, 2016

Savour Australia: Heritage, Innovation and Diversity

Savour Australia – Experience the Latest From Wine Australia Examiner.com 21st May, 2016 by Cori Solomon The history of Australian wine goes back to the 1800s. With two centuries of winemaking…