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Friday, August 02, 2019

We are back on track after an absence of two weeks due to being flat out with our main business – helping smaller Australian wine companies exporting to the world (mainly Asia, especially China). This is one of the two rush/chaos periods with wine shipments to China as the importers push to get wines in before the Lunar Festival. The other even bigger more chaotic period is in the lead up to Chinese New Year – THE biggest event in all of Asia. Anyhow, here is some news that may interest you: Read More...

DONT BE TOO PRECIOUS

Friday, January 18, 2019

DON'T BE TOO PRECIOUS!!: On the Sunday between Christmas and New Year I got together with my “drinking buddy” as we do each Sunday and as it was my turn, I dug out a bottle of Orlando 1977 Coonawarra Cabernet. The bottle was ullaged down to the mid-shoulder and when opened it presented itself as a nondescript, somewhat tired dry red rather than as a gem from the Coonawarra.  Read More...