Author Archives: The Wine Commander

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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2013 Mas La Plana Cabernet Sauvignon

The Catalan Penedes region of Spain I read with interest that the Mas la Planta Cabernet Sauvignon by Familia Torres was the most searched Cabernet Sauvignon on the renowned web site generating 226 million searches for this wine in 2019. Having … Continue reading

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35 wine movies to watch during lock down

Now that coronavirus has you sheltering at home, its time to catch up on all those wine movies you have missed. Of course you can’t visit wineries or go to restaurants so subscribe to pay TV and relax – with a … Continue reading

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