March 2024 Special

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It’s harvest time so we thought we’d share the celebration with you! Book a Canberra wine tour during the week between Friday 1 March and Friday 29 March and I’ll throw in a free bottle of wine – choose from a local bubbly, rose, white or red! Our Canberra Wine Region is producing some amazing wines and we want to … Read More

Vines WinesMarch 2024 Special

Quaff or Cook?

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In these times of austerity it has come to my sad attention that I can no longer afford to drink fancy wine every night – tragic I know! However, as I do drink 6 out of 7 nights (Monday, aka Bad Monday being my night off), it is my new mission to seek out yummy, drinkable wines for under $18. … Read More

Vines WinesQuaff or Cook?

What we’re drinking – an out of towner

Vines WinesCanberra Wine Tours, Sauvignon, Wine

Tonight we’ve decided to drink an ‘out of towner’. Hanwood Estate 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon from McWilliam’s. My wife Elouise used to live just down the road from McWilliams and my father-in-law still does. Having grown grapes on his farm for 40 or so years, I’d say he’s probably sold grapes to these guys as well. These two (Elle & Pat) … Read More

Vines WinesWhat we’re drinking – an out of towner