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A unique tasting of Tyrrell’s wines

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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

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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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Tyrrell’s Johnno’s Shiraz 2004 – 2019

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2015 Henschke Hill of Grace Shiraz video

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CRFT Mencia 2021

04 July 2022

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Sevenhill St Ignatius 2019

04 July 2022

A blend of cabernet(s), merlot and malbe... 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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Hewitson Old Garden Mourvedre 2019

04 July 2022

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Rusden Black Guts Shiraz 2019

04 July 2022

A consistent wine for the connoisseur of... 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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Syrahmi Hugo Shiraz 2017

04 July 2022

Named for Adam and Pip Foster's loveable... 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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Fuente Guijarro Ancestral Cider 2020

03 July 2022

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Fletcher Langhe Nebbiolo 2020

02 July 2022

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Stekar Cabernet Franc 2016

02 July 2022

I know another set of Stekars in Sloveni... 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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l’Uva Syrah 2019

01 July 2022

Becky Durham and Alex Adams are the dyna... 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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Champagne R Pouillon Solera Extra Brut Premier Cru NV Disgorged 2021

01 July 2022

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Champagne R Pouillon Les Blanchiens Brut Nature Premier Cru 2014

01 July 2022

Half and half chardonnay and pinot noir.... 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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Champagne R Pouillon Les Valnons Brut Nature Grand Cru 2014

01 July 2022

All chardonnay, all Ay. Five years on le... 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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Champagne R Pouillon Les Chataigniers Extra Brut 2015

Champagne R Pouillon Les Chataigniers Extra Brut 2016

01 July 2022

All meunier in a very dry style from thi... 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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Apis Pinot Gris 2021

01 July 2022

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Whisson Lake Black Label Pinot Noir 2020

01 July 2022

Black Label and White Label do make it q... 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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Saracco Moscato d’Asti 2021

01 July 2022

Good Moscato is a nice drink. This is 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 […]

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Langmeil Resurrection Mataro 2019

01 July 2022

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Domaine de la Vieille Julienne Cotes du Rhone Lieu-dit Clavin 2019

01 July 2022

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Rouleur Yarra Valley Chardonnay 2021

01 July 2022

60% Woori Yallock P58 and 40% Macclesf... 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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Delamere Vineyard Chardonnay 2021

01 July 2022

Barrique (25%) and large format oak, goi... 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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