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Lately new wines are being bottled every week and I find this very exciting as the quality and flavour goes above and beyond the price you pay. I encourage you to grab your chances as they pass, inspect our New Release Wines today. David Farmer



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Wednesday 10th June 2020
The 100 point wine judging system dates to 1978. Its beauty is that percentage differences between wines are much easier to understand. Now depending on the judges approach, some are hard markers others generous, most affordable wines worth drink sit between scores of 88 and 96. .. more...
Saturday 6th June 2020
From Margaret River travelling east past Denmark, Kangaroo Island-Fleurieu Peninsula, Robe-Coonawarra, Portland to Geelong and Mornington Peninsula there are a range of vineyards close to the southern coastline which produce an amazing array of impressive wines. Welcome then to a purchase Benjamin made last year of a very impressive Fleurieu Peninsula Cabernet. .. more...
Friday 5th June 2020
Selling wines directly to a curious group of customers allows a business to approach making wine in a different way. May I repeat; old retail is built around branded, identical wines supplied to thousands of retail stores across Australia. .. more...


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NEW WINES
Region: Langhorne Creek
For some regions it takes a long time to gain customer support and Langhorne Creek has waited in the wings the longest of all. The first vineyard dates to 1860 then not a lot happened. The location and the climate are ideal though I think the reason was that Adelaide had ample supplies from McLaren Vale and the  more detail...
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Wonderful Complex Lots Happening
Region: Barossa Valley, SA
I have been tasting Aglianico for years and found my interest kept growing. I also follow the advice I give to others which is- when approaching a new variety start with one made in a warm climate region as these are less confronting. There is plenty of time later to taste what happens when the variety is  more detail...
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Heritage Varieties Following A 1950s Idea
Region: Barossa Valley, SA
Blends of varieties have moved from curios to a core of fans but are far short of being mainstream. I am not sure why as these three varieties combine nicely with each playing off the strengths of the other two to produce a very satisfying taste. I hope the GSM popularity grows as it’s a cornerstone red for  more detail...
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WORDS FROM DAVID FARMER
'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.'
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New Wave Red or Old Fashioned Claret
Region: Fleurieu Peninsula, SA
This is the type of red much enjoyed by the English and was once labelled as Claret. The same term ‘claret’ was used in Australia into the 1980s though by then only on wine casks.

Recall the accompanying red wine cask was called a Burgundy. This reminds me that a Redman Coonawarra Cabernet was  more detail...
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High Altitude Cool Climate Freshness
Region: Adelaide Hills, South Australia

Sauvignon Blanc is a variety considered to develop the most interesting, crisp flavours when grown in a cool climate. At low elevations across mainland Australia the grape ripening period is too warm, and the wines take on a fuller, riper, tropical flavour.

Thus for the preferred  more detail...
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Exciting New Release
Region: Barossa Valley
When I began selling wine in 1975 it was not easy to locate and thus stock a range of 100% Barossa Valley Shiraz. The Barossa was a centre for wine production for large companies, Seppelts, Penfolds, Hardys, Yalumba, Gramps -Orlando, Kaiser Stuhl and others a bit smaller like Saltrams, Tollana and later Peter  more detail...
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