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Italian wines – The Bribie Winelander

Tags: Italian wines. Red. White. Wine. At the last Beefsteak and Burgundy dinner held at the Surf Club, I found myself doing something I hadn’t done for some time and that was taking the cork...
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The Bribie Winelander – May 2019

Tags: Wine. Wineries. White. Red When thinking about many of the great wines Australian winemakers have made over the last two hundred years we tend to think of companies such as Penfolds, Yalumba, Orlando, etc....
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The Bribie Winelander – Brandy

Tags: Brandy.  Wine. Cognac. Armagnac. Riesling, Semillon, Gewurztraminer, and Sauvignon Blanc The Bribie Winelander When thinking of Brandy many consider France to be the benchmark of quality around the world with such titles as Cognac and Armagnac however here...
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Wineries make merrier

Tags: Wine. Wineries. Queensland Tourist Destinations THE BRIBIE WINELANDER I am probably going into the realms of being a trifle political here but sometimes it is necessary to vent one's concerns with the current state of...

THE BRIBIE WINELANDER – Oct/Nov 2018

Rush down to your wine cellar and see if you have any French wines from The Bourgogne region or The Bordeaux region with an emphasis on the 1945 vintage, this could be your lotto...
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The bribie Winelander May 2019

If you want to see the colour drain from a winemaker’s face just mention the word Phylloxera, this is an aphid-like root louse that destroys grapevines and devastated over 70% of Europe’s vineyards, notably...
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Australian Vineyards – Flame Hill Vineyard

Tags: Vineyards. Wineries. Wines. Wine. Australian. Queensland Flame Hill Vineyard, What’s Happening and More... Last month we mentioned a couple of Queensland wineries worth visiting down the coast but the other week on one of our...
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A brief history of wine

Tags: Wine. Chardonnay. Shiraz. History THE BRIBIE WINELANDER Making wine isn’t rocket science, the wine was probably first developed by accident some five thousand years B.C. in China or the Middle East when the sugar in...
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THE BRIBIE WINELANDER – Oct 2018

Tags: Wine. White. Red. Chardonnay. Reisling. Australian wines. My friend Philip certainly leans to the left in life, it is rumoured he even has a Gough Whitlam tattoo on his right buttock but it is...
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The Bribie Winelander – May 2019

There is a phrase in life known as the Eureka moment or Aha moment when one has a sudden understanding of a previously incomprehensible problem or concept. I want you to imagine for one...

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