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Friday, 20th October 2017
Two different approaches to the same idea; how to offer you interesting wines at good prices. The PPB's are remnant left-overs from our best wines which we have refused to just blend away. With a solution for micro bottling now at hand they provide excellent drinking. The Trial Bins use mixed varieties from premium SA regions which we are able to buy much cheaper than for example premium Shiraz. .. more...
Wednesday, 18th October 2017
The 300 kilometre sweep of country I call the Adelaidean Range is a treasure chest of wine surprises. There is nothing like it on the rest of the Globe. For our Wednesday specials I match a delightful Barossa against a newly released Clare Shiraz. Both for $95, both providing warm climate tastes, both from 2012 and both are different. In summary I fail to see how you can go wrong. .. more...
Saturday, 14th October 2017
Both of this weekend’s bargains come from remnants we have preserved in barrel since the base quantity of each was bottled and sold several years ago. I try to resist hyperbole when discussing wines but at these prices I doubt you will find better. Extra barrel maturation helps but knowing remnants like these can now be saved is the big advantage for customers as when offered they are lower in price than 18 months or two years ago. .. more...

Ripper Bold New Red
Region: South Australia
Boldness will not come from dusting off old ways of winemaking or pretending to make natural wines but from rethinking how to get a good drink to the customer while lowering the price.
Today I release a brilliant effort from the winemaker Benjamin Parker which shows what is possible.
To a delightful base of  more detail...
Great Vintage Great Prospects
Region: Barossa Valley, SA
Every ripening cycle of the grapes is different. This leads to vintage charts as they provide numbers to measure what nature has given the fruit. In cold climates a good rule of thumb is that a warmer season makes more interesting wines than a season when it is harder to ripen the grapes.

In a warm to  more detail...
New Great Value Bush Telegraph
Region: South Australia
I believe all who drink wine have admiration for those who labour hard to make the greatest wines, some of which sell for $1000 a bottle. At times we may envy those who can afford the wines.
Back in the day to day world over 30% of wine is sold in casks and much of this is very good.
In-between these two  more detail...

'We welcome any customer but you will enjoy the best of Glug if you like to see what nature brings. We make small batch lots, hence no two wines will be the same, as we are happiest when preserving the differences of wines. What we do best is buying at the farm gate and challenging our customers just a little with the many small variations we discover and create in our winemaking.'
Fabulous Value from the South
Region: McLaren Vale, SA

We have struck gold down south and purchased a mixed collection of Chardonnays from McLaren Vale.

The McLaren Vale climate is tempered enough by the prevailing ocean and gulf winds to stop the flavours of this variety from blowing out.

This variety can become too fat from the Barossa Valley for  more detail...
We Search, We Divine, We Find!
Region: South Australia
I often make the point that the expertise of a wine producing country or a large wine company should be judged not by the great wines but by how well they make cheaper wines.
At the micro level we take up this challenge with The Diviner.
Psychics try to divine the future but our use of the term 'Diviner'  more detail...
Stand Out Barossa Shiraz
Region:Barossa Valley
This Burgoyne is all we like and look for in a wine. The origin is the most sought after region in Australia-the Barossa Valley, the grapes were grown by well-known farmers, the wine maker Benjamin Parker prepared the wine for bottling which is a critical job and we supervised the bottling locally.
The wine was  more detail...

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