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McLaren Vale Wines – Dowie Doole

Dowie Doole has moved it’s tasting facility to it’s headquarters on California Road. They were previously at the Salopian Inn with Gemtree wines until recent times. The new facility is well set up at the end of a small vineyard … Continue reading

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Lonely Grape TV Episode #80 Alpha Box & Dice Enigma

A pleasant look at an emerging variety – Barbera. Sure it is blended with Cabernet but a journey to a new variety from one of my favorite wineries – Alpha Box & Dice.

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Wine Marketing – QR Codes and Cellar Key

Recently I had been hearing about a new way to have a unique identification of almost anything by QR codes.  I had seen some of these square set of dots and not thought much about about them.  Then out of … Continue reading

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Lonely Grape Tv Episode #76 Mourvedre

What a joy – tasting one of my favorite wine varieties (Mourvedre) and spending time with my son Tyler. One of them tries to take over the show.

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Lonely Grape TV Episode #75 – 2008 The Nebb

I have tried and shared previous vintages of The Nebb on Lonely Grape TV before – see Lonely Grape TV Episode # 11. This time I am reviewing the 2008 wine. This wine is mainly Nebbiolo with some Cabernet and … Continue reading

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Lonely Grape TV Episode # 73 Genders Shiraz Cabernet

After spending a couple of hours with Dianna Genders, I could think of nothing better that sharing some of the fruits of her labors. This time it is the 2003 Genders Park Drive Shiraz Cabernet. A 70% Shiraz and 30% … Continue reading

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Lonely Grape TV Episode #70 – 2006 Pikkara Shiraz

Yet again another little gem I found while checking out the wines of McLaren Vale. From the McMurtrie family vineyards. Watch out for their Cabernet – just released. This wine is part of http://www.tastemclarenvale.com.au in their Backyard Shed Cru Red … Continue reading

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