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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

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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Wines – The Impact of Private Labels

Tags: Private Label wine. Wines - The Impact of Private Labels When it comes to enjoying your favourite wine do you care where the wine comes from or who owns the label? An area that is...
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Starting your own wine business in Australia

Tags: Starting a wine business. Wineries. Winery. The Bribie Winelander Some years ago when I lived in Perth I decided to have a go and set up my own wine wholesaling business and set off to...
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Winery awards and medals – The Best Wines

Tags: Wine. Awards. How to pick the best wines. Champaign. Chardonnay. Wine Medals THE BRIBIE WINELANDER In a past article we briefly touched upon the medals you see on the bottles which you would think would...
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The age of wine – tips on ageing wine

Tags: Penfolds wine. Australian wines. How to age wine THE BRIBIE WINELANDER In the early 1950’s Penfolds sent Max Schubert, their chief winemaker, to France to observe how the French made the magnificent wines of Bordeaux with...
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New years and new wines

Tags: Wine. Sauvignon Blanc. Shiraz Viognier. Chardonnay. Champaign. Australian Wineries. THE BRIBIE WINELANDER Now that we are into the new year, it’s out with the old and in with the new. It is time to acquaint...

Wine Varieties

Tags: Wine. Cabernet Sauvignon. Sauvignon Blanc. Pinot Grigio. Chateau d’Yquem. Pinot Gris THE BRIBIE WINELANDER For many years wines produced in Australia carried the names of traditional European styles, which given the influence of immigrants arriving from Germany and Italy...
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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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Wine, Wine, Wine, tell me something I dont know

Tgas: Wine. Champagne. Pinot Noir. Chardonnay. blanc de blanc. THE BRIBIE WINELANDER - WINES The consumption of wine on a regular basis has now become a very important part of the Australian way of life. It was not too many years ago...
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Wineglass tips, and how to prepare your wine bottle for serving.

Tags: Wine. Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris. Dessert wines. Riesling, Verdelho, Champagne, red or white sparkling wines. Wineglass tips, and how to prepare your wine bottle for serving. THE BRIBIE WINELANDER Girls who wear glasses seldom get passes and...

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