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Tasting through time with Clonakilla and Tolpuddle Vineyard

01 June 2017

David Gleave MW: I was very lucky in recent weeks to be present at two vertical tastings of quite exceptional wines: nine vintages of the ClonakillaCanberra District Shiraz/Viognier, and four vintages each of the Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from the Tolpuddle Vineyard.

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High street Pinot Grigio: consumers deserve better

06 May 2017

David Gleave MW: "Many people think the wine industry is one long tasting of the great wines of the world. It is true that we do quite well most of the time, but I recently undertook one of the most difficult – and depressing – comparative blind tastings I’ve done in a long time..."

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Matt Thomson: 50 vintages and counting...

22 May 2017

As one of the most successful ‘flying’ consultant winemakers today, Matt has worked the vintage in both the northern and southern hemispheres for over 25 years. The 2016 harvest in Europe marked his 50th vintage!...

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Notes from Vinitaly 2017

02 May 2017

Vinitaly is the biggest wine fair in Italy. Lasting four days, It takes place in Verona annually in the spring. Liberty Wines attends each year, and here were our impressions of this beautiful “Festa del vino” from 2017...

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First impressions from a new local celebrity

24 February 2017

First impressions from Liberty Wines Apprentice, Cecilia Gibbons, as she embarks upon her first Argentinian harvest ...

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Two scholarships awarded at WSET Awards evening

24 January 2017

Congratulations to Mary Wright and Cecilia Gibbons who received scholarships at the WSET annual Awards & Graduation evening...

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New Season's Olive Oils

28 November 2016

Our new season’s 2016 olive oils will be arriving into stock from early to mid December...

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Supporting The Switch

17 October 2016

Liberty Wines is proud to support the exciting new Front of House initiative, The Switch, taking place in restaurants across the country this week ...

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Prize or punishment? Vintage 2016 at Martín Códax

19 October 2016

Liberty Wines Apprentice Cecilia Gibbons is gaining valuable experience working a vintage in Galicia, northern Spain. She sent us this update from the winery...

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All About Rosé

19 July 2016

Rosé has long been a warm-weather favourite but the perception of it is changing, as consumers seek out styles that match well with food and offer a certain level of quality and sophistication...

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Talking Aussie Pinot Noir with Giant Steps & William Downie

04 July 2016

David Gleave MW discusses the latest developments with two of the Yarra Valley's best producers...

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Nebbiolo beyond Barolo

23 June 2016

Brand Manager Patrizia Baldini explores the versatility of the Nebbiolo grape variety...