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A tasting of old wines from a cold Tasmanian cellar

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Living Wine Legend: Pam Dunsford

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A unique tasting of Tyrrell’s wines

For twenty years or so I've had an invit... 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 […]

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Vatellina: Tyrrell’s Vat 9 Shiraz 1972 – 2019

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Bentley Wine Vault Tasting March 2022

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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

Iconic Australian winery Penfolds is goo... 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. Thank you.

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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

Perhaps my favourite set of red wines to... 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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The gifts wine writers get

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Geyer Mourvedre 2020

13 August 2022

All whole bunches in the ferment. All or... 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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Geyer Montepulciano 2021

13 August 2022

Barossa monte, planted by an old Italian... 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. Thank […]

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Geyer Seaside Cabernet Franc 2019

13 August 2022

McLaren Vale, half pressed for rose, the... 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. Thank […]

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Geyer Skins Riesling 2021

13 August 2022

Eden Valley, riesling, on skins. As the ... 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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Geyer Mood 2021

13 August 2022

Three different varieties, muscat, semil... 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. Thank you.

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Yetti & The Kokonut Project Wine 2021

13 August 2022

Red semillon from Adelaide Hills here. A... 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. Thank […]

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Yetti & The Kokonut Salsa Verde Verdelho 2021

13 August 2022

Gemtree organic/biodynamic vineyard givi... 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. Thank you.

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Yetti & The Kokonut Metro Savagnin 2021

13 August 2022

Savagnin. From Gemtree vineyard, McLaren... 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. Thank you.

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Pyren Vineyard La Folie Sauvignon 2018

13 August 2022

Skin fermented sauvignon blanc, judiciou... 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. Thank you.

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Camwell Wines Teli Skin Contact Viognier 2021

13 August 2022

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Just Enough Wine Fitter Happier 2021

13 August 2022

Chardonnay. Hello. Juicy, a lick of c... 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. Thank […]

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The Hydropath Society Gruner Veltliner 2021

13 August 2022

Interesting producer, this. Cucumber ... 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. Thank you.

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Defialy Pale Blue Eyes Chardonnay 2021

13 August 2022

Pyrenees chardonnay that sees half ferme... 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. Thank you.

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Little Brunswick Wine Co. Wadawurrung Land Geelong Chardonnay 2021

13 August 2022

LBW Co travels good sites and places to ... 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 […]

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Defialy Cuvee De Pepe Pecorino 2021

13 August 2022

Some of this is direct pressed, some on ... 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 […]

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Aller Trop Loin Trippy Rabbit 2021

12 August 2022

On the twelfth day of skin contact my tr... 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 […]

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GilGraves Viognier 2021

12 August 2022

From a lovely named vineyard, Farmersmit... 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. Thank you.

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Ricca Terra Bullets Before Cannonballs 2021

12 August 2022

Lots of hits from Ricca Terra, and good ... 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 […]

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Paracombe Nebbiolo 2019

12 August 2022

Dusty, sooty feeling red wine with upfro... 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. Thank […]

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Henschke The Rose Grower Nebbiolo 2019

12 August 2022

Does the colour well, bronze and garnet.... 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. Thank […]

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