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Mick Pacholli
25th June 2012, 03:28 PM
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Soumah, Burgundies, Argentina and more.




Independent Wine Retailers review


Restaurants get reviews all the time - some good and some less good. Very rarely do retailers get reviewed. One wine distributor decided it was about time someone talked about independently owned wine retailers and wrote about a few that she saw as good stores. We are very pleased to be included! To read her article go to http://seladorwines.com/News/Places-to-visit…independent-retailers-you-should-know-about-this-is-just-scratching-the-surface!-June-2012


Wine of The Week


Soumah Shiraz 2010


For those who missed the Soumah tasting last Friday night, you missed some great wines. The one that is best drinking in this cold weather is the Shiraz. A medium bodied style - elegant and full of flavour. Think plums, black cherries and allspice with hints of violets and citrus peel. The tannins are very fine grained and stunningly integrated into the fruit of the wine. the complex flavours stay in the mouth for ages!
Excellent drinking now but with a good cellaring potential of easily five years.
$33.95 or cheaper for buys of 6 bottles or more


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Burgundy lovers - contact us quickly


We have been offered small quantities of Burgundies ranging from Village wines through to Premier and Grand Cru - current vintage and vintages ranging back to 2002. The producers are Pierre Bourée, Pascal Marchand and Domaine Jean Féry.


Pierre Bourée is a family owned vigneron who owns a few select vineyards as well as buying grapes from other vineyards. Their wines are very traditional in style (aging in old oak casks, no destemming) and are made to live.
Pascal Marchand is a Canadian who only arrived in Burgundy in 1983. He quickly gained a reputation as an excellent winemaker at Domaine des Comte Armand and Domaine de la Vougeraie.


Domaine Jean Féry is a fourth generation family owned estate with 10 hectares of vines. Pascal Marchand assists in the winemaking.


These wines are very limited!! Some had only 6 bottles brought into the country. Contact us quickly for a list of what is available.


03 9510 5424
info@winebins.com.au


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Wine tastings,
wine courses
and other events


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Great buys from Argentina


Friday 29 June 2012 5:00 – 8:00pm


Argentinean Malbec appeared on the world wine stage a few years ago wooing wine critics and wine drinkers equally. Finally they have come to Australian shores.


We will have the beaut little Enrique Foster Ique Malbec 2010 on tasting as well as the Mi Terruño Uvas Cabernet Sauvignon 2010. As well as being excellent examples of what Argentina is doing in the wine world these days, they are also bargains. Come and taste for yourself. Free.



WSET Level 1 Foundation course in conjunction with NMIT


Tuesday 3 and Wednesday 4 July 2012 5.30 – 9.30pm

Wine tasting, food and wine matching, wine service and storage, social responsibility, types and styles of wine and main grape varieties.
This course has a one hour exam that will be scheduled the day following the course.
$198.00 per person. Bookings essential.

New “Ponies” from Prancing Horse

6 July 2012 5:00 – 8:00pm


Prancing Horse stunned winemakers and critics with their 2004 Estate Pinot Noir on its initial release. Both their Estate Chardonnay and Pinot Noir have continued to gain accolades. To quote James Halliday: "Amongst the best in Australia…Outstanding winery ...wines of exemplary quality and typicity" The Australian Wine Companion 2011.
We are very pleased to have on tasting the newest releases – Pony Pinot Noir 2011 and Chardonnay 2011 at very special prices as well as the Estate Pinot Noir 2010. Rob has been involved with Prancing Horse wines since the 2004 release. Come taste them with him in our Fine Wine Room. Free.


58 Commercial Road,
Prahran, Vic 3181


www.winebins.com.au (http://www.winebins.com.au)
info@winebins.com.au (info@winebins.com.au)
Ph: 03 9510 5424