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Wine Pairing Partners for Aussie Hand-Held Pies

I went to Australia over the New Year’s weekend. Twice. Yes, that seems rather unlikely, given that the travel time from Los Angeles to Sydney is around 15 hours. Even given the long three-day weekend, even one round-trip wouldn’t have

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Posted in Food and Wine Pairings/Recipes

Wine Touring… and Animal Viewing… in Australia’s Pyrenees

The Pyrenees region of Australia — not to be confused with the Pyrenees mountain range that separates France and Spain — offers beautiful views, fresh country air and a welcoming climate for winegrape growing. Game meats, freshwater fish, honey and

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Posted in Wine Buzz

Australia’s Growing Love Affair With Malbec

People will fly thousands of miles and cross oceans to visit the winelands of Australia. I know. I made that trip several years ago, and my body clock is still recovering from it. But I’m not complaining. That was a

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Posted in Editor's Journal

The Magic of McLaren Vale

Here at Vinesse, there’s a member of our tasting panel who absolutely loves the wines of McLaren Vale, a region south of Adelaide in South Australia. Cereal crops dominated the landscape in the region’s early farming days, but then in

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Posted in Wine Region Profiles
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