Author Archives: The Wine Commander

Penfold’s new Grange blend called g4

Stand by for the Treasury Estates marketing machine to grind up to full blast with the launch of the 2020 release of its Collection wines on August 6. Adding to this year’s release, Penfolds will launch a new wine blended … Continue reading

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Australian Prosecco sales soar

Lets start this report with the news that a PINK Prosecco has been officially approved by the Italian Prosecco DOC members. Strange you may say because pink Prosecco has been made and on sale in Australia for at least 5 … Continue reading

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James Halliday selling his rare wines

It took half a century for James Halliday to accumulate his $1m collection of rare Burgundy wines. But at 82, he can’t drink them all. (Like many of us with cellars so full that they will never be drunk while … Continue reading

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$50 million six star hotel for the Barossa

Cop this stunning $50 million vineyard hotel planned to be ‘the Sydney Opera House’ of South Australia.  Hotel Oscar Seppeltsfield is set ot open in 2022 and will be situated in the heart of the historic Seppeltsfield vineyard. It will … Continue reading

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A Guide to buying wine on the Internet

The Coronavirus has had a dramatic impact to the way we live particularly to those who are house bound and love their wine. But it is not all bad because why not use the internet and order wine online? Now, … Continue reading

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