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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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Cape Mentelle International Cabernet Tasting 2019 – Devil’s Lair, Sassicaia, Leeuwin Estate, Houghtons Jack Mann, Montrose, Moss Wood, Far Niente, Xanadu, Vasse Felix Tom Cullity, Wynns John Riddoch, Cloudburst, Deep Woods Reserve, Lafite-Rothschild, Ornellaia, Chateau Haut-Bailly, Te Mata Coleraine, Cape Mentelle, Cullen Diana Madeleine, Chateau Leoville Las Cases, Spottswoode

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Wineark’s Most Collected Wine List: Australia’s most cellared wines

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Grosset Gaia Retrospective : 1990 – 2016

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A Foray into 4A: Tyrrell’s 4 Acres Shiraz 2006 – 2018

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Penfolds Champagne reviewed: Thienot x Penfolds Chardonnay Pinot Noir Cuvee 2012

Stanislas Thienot and Peter Gago in 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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R. D’Meure Coal Valley Riesling 2019

08 May 2021

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Christophe et Fils Mont de Milieu Chablis 1er 2019

07 May 2021

Sits next to Montée de Tonnerre. Import... 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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Montalto Merricks Block Pinot Noir 2018

07 May 2021

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Montalto Tuerong Block Pinot Noir 2018

07 May 2021

Tasting alongside the 2018 Merricks Bloc... 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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Dormilona Clayface Cabernet 2020

07 May 2021

Hangs out on skins for five months in am... 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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Dormilona Cabernet 2020

07 May 2021

From an organic grown block in Yallingup... 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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Dormilona Clayface Chardonnay 2020

07 May 2021

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Dormilona Chardonnay 2020

07 May 2021

From the Burnside Vineyard, Margaret Riv... 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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Otherness Verthandi Riesling 2020

07 May 2021

Off-dry riesling from the Tamar Valley. ... 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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Head Wines Old Vine Shiraz 2019

06 May 2021

Mengler’s Hill, Flaxman Valley & Sto... 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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Head Wines Old Vine Grenache 2020

06 May 2021

From a vineyard in Krondorf. 80 year old... 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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Head Wines Heart & Home Dry Red 2020

06 May 2021

Dry red it is indeed. 79% Cabernet and 2... 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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Head Wines Head Red Shiraz 2019

06 May 2021

From ten sites, mainly from the Eden... 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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Head Wines Head Red GSM 2020

06 May 2021

40% Grenache, 35% Shiraz, 25% Mataro. Vi... 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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Head Wines The Contrarian Viognier 2020

06 May 2021

Hand-picked from a vineyard at 500m alti... 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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Burn Cottage Burn Cottage Vineyard Pinot Noir 2018

06 May 2021

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Head Wines Head Red Montepulciano 2020

06 May 2021

200 dozen produced. GW: Cherry cola 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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A. Rodda Cuvée de Chez 2017

06 May 2021

A blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, M... 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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A. Rodda Smith’s Vineyard Triangle Block Chardonnay 2018

06 May 2021

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A. Rodda Tempranillo 2018

06 May 2021

Tempranillo usually a bit of a 'blah' gr... 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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