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Penfolds Grange set sells for a record $372,800

Penfolds Grange set sells for a record $372,800

Monday 16 December. A set of Penfolds Grange from 1951 to 2015 has just been sold for $372,800* in the Langton’s Rewards of Patience Auction, a world record amount. View Auctions. The auction closed at 7pm last night, and the complete set of 65...

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2019 Wine Communicator Awards winners

2019 Wine Communicator Awards winners

Winners of the annual Wine Communicator Awards were announced to a full house at Handpicked Cellar Door, Chippendale, Sydney on Wednesday night. With Samantha Payne as our MC, the vibe in the room was electric. The Barossa Grape & Wine...

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‘Did-Juno’ about Juno?

‘Did-Juno’ about Juno?

The annual 2019 James Halliday Top 100 in The Weekend Australian features the introduction of Juno, the new voice-powered virtual wine assistant. Juno works by navigating consumers through James’ Top 100 wines and presenting his reviews on their...

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James Halliday’s unmatched wine knowledge powers Juno

James Halliday’s unmatched wine knowledge powers Juno

“Hey Juno, what’s the best Shiraz under $35 from the Barossa?,’’ you'll ask your smartphone. “Here is a lovely Hentley Farm Wines shiraz from the Barossa Valley. Rated 96, Price $27.’’ That’s not scene from a sci-fi future, it’s here now with...

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C31 – The Cellar Door – Yarra Yering & Sedona Estate

C31 – The Cellar Door – Yarra Yering & Sedona Estate

In this episode on Channel 31, The Cellar Door visits the always impressive Yarra Valley and wider region right in the middle of the Autumn of 2019 (Season 3, Episode 5). First, Clare pays a visit to the highly regarded Yarra Yering and talks with...

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The State of Play for Australian wine in 2019

The State of Play for Australian wine in 2019

The global wine market is under pressure due to increased competition and declining demand, but Australia is well-positioned relative to other wine producers in its four largest markets, according to Wine Australia’s latest State of Play report....

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2019 James Halliday Grenache Challenge Winner

2019 James Halliday Grenache Challenge Winner

Thistledown Wines 2018 Sands of Time Single Vineyard Grenache McLaren Vale has won the third annual James Halliday Grenache Challenge. The wine took out the challenge title with top gold at 97 points. The James Halliday Grenache Challenge gathered...

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The James Halliday Grenache Challenge

The James Halliday Grenache Challenge

Having returned for its second year, the James Halliday Grenache Challenge again explored varietal grenache wines from across Australia in a competition that both celebrated the variety, and awarded excellence. By Halliday Wine Companion | Halliday...

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The 2020 Halliday Wine Companion Award Winners

The 2020 Halliday Wine Companion Award Winners

As the Australian wine industry grows stronger, savvier and more successful with each passing year. The selection of top performers ahead is a testament to this country’s diverse regions and producers. It's the moment you've been waiting for all...

read more
Penfolds Grange set sells for a record $372,800

Penfolds Grange set sells for a record $372,800

Monday 16 December. A set of Penfolds Grange from 1951 to 2015 has just been sold for $372,800* in the Langton’s Rewards of Patience Auction, a world record amount. View Auctions. The auction closed at 7pm last night, and the complete set of 65 vintages was purchased...

read more
2019 Wine Communicator Awards winners

2019 Wine Communicator Awards winners

Winners of the annual Wine Communicator Awards were announced to a full house at Handpicked Cellar Door, Chippendale, Sydney on Wednesday night. With Samantha Payne as our MC, the vibe in the room was electric. The Barossa Grape & Wine Association will need to pay...

read more
‘Did-Juno’ about Juno?

‘Did-Juno’ about Juno?

The annual 2019 James Halliday Top 100 in The Weekend Australian features the introduction of Juno, the new voice-powered virtual wine assistant. Juno works by navigating consumers through James’ Top 100 wines and presenting his reviews on their mobile and Google Home...

read more
James Halliday’s unmatched wine knowledge powers Juno

James Halliday’s unmatched wine knowledge powers Juno

“Hey Juno, what’s the best Shiraz under $35 from the Barossa?,’’ you'll ask your smartphone. “Here is a lovely Hentley Farm Wines shiraz from the Barossa Valley. Rated 96, Price $27.’’ That’s not scene from a sci-fi future, it’s here now with Halliday’s Top 100 able...

read more
C31 – The Cellar Door – Yarra Yering & Sedona Estate

C31 – The Cellar Door – Yarra Yering & Sedona Estate

In this episode on Channel 31, The Cellar Door visits the always impressive Yarra Valley and wider region right in the middle of the Autumn of 2019 (Season 3, Episode 5). First, Clare pays a visit to the highly regarded Yarra Yering and talks with Sarah and the team...

read more
The State of Play for Australian wine in 2019

The State of Play for Australian wine in 2019

The global wine market is under pressure due to increased competition and declining demand, but Australia is well-positioned relative to other wine producers in its four largest markets, according to Wine Australia’s latest State of Play report. Global market...

read more
2019 James Halliday Grenache Challenge Winner

2019 James Halliday Grenache Challenge Winner

Thistledown Wines 2018 Sands of Time Single Vineyard Grenache McLaren Vale has won the third annual James Halliday Grenache Challenge. The wine took out the challenge title with top gold at 97 points. The James Halliday Grenache Challenge gathered varietal Grenache...

read more
The James Halliday Grenache Challenge

The James Halliday Grenache Challenge

Having returned for its second year, the James Halliday Grenache Challenge again explored varietal grenache wines from across Australia in a competition that both celebrated the variety, and awarded excellence. By Halliday Wine Companion | Halliday Wine Companion

read more
The 2020 Halliday Wine Companion Award Winners

The 2020 Halliday Wine Companion Award Winners

As the Australian wine industry grows stronger, savvier and more successful with each passing year. The selection of top performers ahead is a testament to this country’s diverse regions and producers. It's the moment you've been waiting for all year long - the...

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