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The Stonier International Pinot Noir Tasting, 6 September 2010, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

The Stonier International Pinot Noir Tasting, 6 September 2010, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne   This prestigious event is an annual blind tasting of twelve top Pinot Noirs from around the world, chosen by Mike Symons (winemaker at Stonier, one of the shining stars in the Mornington Peninsula) and a handful of sage (sworn to secrecy)…
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60 Best New Zealand Wines 2010

Theis list represents this 60 finest wines that I tasted at the Annual New Zealnd Trade Tsting in January 2010  2008 Alpha Domus ,The Wingwalker, Viognier, Hawke's Bay £13.99 2008 Alpha Domus, The Pilot, Chardonnay, Hawke's Bay £10.99 2009 Astrolabe, Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough £14.99 2007 Astrolabe, Pinot Noir, Marlborough £16.99 2008 Ata…
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National Wine Show, Australia – Results November 2009

Matthew has been away in Australia of late visiting winemakers, organising TouchWine - his charity event for the Hutt Street Centre for the homeless in Adelaide (sadly postponed due to 40 degree heat - but look out for a new date in the New Year), and judging the National Wine Show in Canberra. The National Wine Show is the premier wine show in Australia's…
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Matthew’s Top 50 South African Wines February 2009

vintage wine style 2005 Graham Beck Blanc de Blancs Fizz 2008 FirstCape Winemaker's Selection Chenin Blanc / Chardonnay White 2008 Fish Hoek Chenin Blanc White 2008 Raats Original Chenin Blanc White 2008 Reyneke Chenin Blanc White 2008 Graham Beck Gamekeeper's Reserve Chenin Blanc White 2007 Rudera Chenin Blanc  White 2007 Ken Forrester…
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Matthew Jukes 60 Best New Zealand Wines 2009

Yesterday we launched our 60 Best New Zealand Wines 2009 at the annual New Zealand trade tasting and consumer event at Lords Cricket Ground in London. This is the culmination of a year of tasting New Zealand wines, with the added focus of selecting from only those wines actually at the tasting.(for region and pricing information, please see the full…