Author Archives: The Wine Commander

How China is devastating Australia’s wine industry

Since an email circulated listing all Australian wineries owned by Chinese interests, an outcry began, urging all Australians to cease buying wine from Chinese owned wineries in this country. This Blog features all the reasons why we should buy from … Continue reading

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2020 Wine Spectator top 100 wines revealed

Each year since 1988, the influential and prestigious US Wine Spectator magazine has released its Top 100 list, where the editors select the most exciting wines from the more than 11,000 they reviewed during 2020. Its influence is substantial; many wines that … Continue reading

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Heathcote wines reviewed

Now the lock down in Victoria Australia, is over, it is time to explore     the Heathcote wine region something I have not done for a few years. Over two and a half days I was surprised at what … Continue reading

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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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