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Piper Heidsieck Hors-Serie Champagne 1971

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Beechworth Photo Essay

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Penfolds Superblend 802-A and Penfolds Superblend 802-B 2018

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Produttori del Barbaresco Riservas 2016

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WE WERE NOT MEN

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TWF Chardonnay in 2020 – The Year in Review

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Max Allen’s Intoxicating new book

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Produttori del Barbaresco Riservas 2015

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The gifts wine writers get

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Tyrrell’s Johnno’s Shiraz 2004 – 2019

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2015 Henschke Hill of Grace Shiraz video

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Kay Brothers Block 6 Shiraz historical tasting event 2019

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Ruggabellus Retrospective 2019

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TWF Chardonnay in 2019 – The Year in Review

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World Wild Wines Ideal White 2019

15 January 2022

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Municipal Flor Savagnin 2020

15 January 2022

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By Farr Sangreal Pinot Noir 2019

14 January 2022

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The Lane Heritage Shiraz Viognier 2019

14 January 2022

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Paolovino Pinot Grigio 2020

14 January 2022

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The Lane Heritage Chardonnay 2020

14 January 2022

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Bloody Hill Villages Panton Hill Pinot Noir 2021

14 January 2022

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Massolino Langhe Nebbiolo 2019

14 January 2022

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Burlotto Barolo 2017

14 January 2022

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Pooley Cooinda Vale Pinot Noir 2020

13 January 2022

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Pooley Butcher’s Hill Pinot Noir 2020

13 January 2022

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Pooley Cooinda Vale Chardonnay 2020

12 January 2022

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Pooley Butcher’s Hill Chardonnay 2020

12 January 2022

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By Farr GC Cote Vineyard Chardonnay 2020

11 January 2022

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Chaffey Bros Pax Aeterna 2021

11 January 2022

Old vine grenache from Vine Vale. 38% wh... A subscription to The Wine Front is needed to read reviews and scores. Either log in if you are an existing subscriber, or consider joining via our subscription page - HERE. If you're an existing member who's subscription has expired, then please check your account status HERE. […]

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Chaffey Bros Wine Co Omnia Nova Syrah 2021

11 January 2022

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Forty Paces Pinot Noir 2019

11 January 2022

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Chaffey Bros Not Your Grandma’s Rose 2021

11 January 2022

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Chaffey Bros Not Your Grandma’s Chillable Red 2021

11 January 2022

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Chaffey Bros Salvis Gratia Semillon 2021

11 January 2022

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