17 March 2018
17 December 2017
'Tis the season to be jolly! Here are our top 5 Christmas/New Year wine suggestions.
Christmas is all about giving after all. We have some great gift packs ready to be sent. We can send to you or to the gift recipient. We can include a personalised note.
We also have digital gift cards at various price points that can be redeemed on line.
Jump on line or give Helen a call on 0260 206 016 or 0414596395 for ideas.
Many of us look forward to a glass or two of bubbles with friends and family over Christmas. This one is fantastic. Its being poured in some great restaurants in Australia and around the world. Its well-priced enough to pour a glass for your family (well maybe!) By the bottle its $56 or save in a six pack.
We are thrilled to see the rise and rise of dry rosé. Rosé sales now exceed white wine in France, and it has really taken off in Australia in the last few years. We have 3 lovely rosé wines.
Chateau Rollan de By 2008
This is a special wine that would go perfectly with turkey and ham and everything festive. It recently out scored the famous Chateau Margaux and Chateau Cheval Blanc (featured in the movie Sideways) in a blind tasting. Both these wines sell for >$1000 per bottle. We heard its being served on Air France business class! This is $59. A special wine to enjoy over the holiday period. Limited stocks. Find it here.
We have some great mixed packs at various price points with a mix of rose/whites/reds and dessert wines.
Don't forget we can send to your holiday address.
Some clever customers have done this in previous years and had a case of their favourites delivered to their holiday accommodation/agents. Brilliant! Click here to buy.
Courier deadlines are approaching so please jump on line and order ASAP.
Whatever you are doing this holiday season, eat and drink well but drink responsibly.
2 December 2017
Next week-end its the Alliance Française de Melbourne French Christmas Market.
Open from 10am to 5 pm Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 December 2017.
Come and see us for a wine tasting, grab some bottles to take home, order some wine for delivery or pick up some gifts. You might find your new favourite French wine!
We will have some great deals for you.
30 September 2017
One of our favourite things in spring is fresh Asparagus. We are lucky enough to have our own asparagus patch, but the supermarket asparagus is a seasonal treat as well. We love to serve it simply: microwaved, blanched in cold water (to stop it over-cooking), a squeeze of lemon (or lime or orange), a drizzle of good olive oil, Murray Salt and black pepper. Add a grating of parmesan if you are feeling indulgent.
We love it with Domaine Villebois Sauvignon Blanc from the Loire Valley. Read on »
5 August 2017
Taste Champagne has become one of the premium Champagne events on the Australian wine calendar.
Organised by Tyson Stelzer and BlackEvents, 200 cuvées from 72 Champagne houses will be featured including our own Champagne Jeeper and Achille Princier grower Champagne.
It kicks off this week in Sydney and Canberra to sold out events, followed by Brisbane and Perth. There are still tickets in Melbourne but be quick!
If you are going please come and say hello.
To celebrate this month of Champagne events, we are offering 10% off our range of Champagne.
Stock up for the spring races and end of year events ahead! Use code CHAMPS10 at the check-out.
Click here to see more.
4 July 2017
29 June 2017
Get set for the Tour.It’s that time of year again. It's time to enjoy the legendary Tour de France! Aussie Richie Porte is one of the favourites with team BMC, which will add to the Aussie interest, but who doesn't love the scenery anyway?
You can enjoy the sights of the racing and the stunning scenery whilst enjoying a selection of French wine.
The wines in this 6 pack are sourced from vineyards in Burgundy, Bordeaux, the Rhone Valley, Provence (the home of rosé), Madiran in South West France, and Jurançon in the foothills of the Pyrenees. This year these regions are covered during the final 2 weeks of the race. You can drink each wine when the tour reaches that region, or just enjoy whenever you want, before during or after the Tour! Grab some Tour snacks, turn up the heating and enjoy. Follow the virtual peleton on social media. #tdf #tdf17
These wines (2 whites, 3 reds and a rosé) represent very good value for money and are a great introduction to DiscoverVin’s french wines. And all at a fraction of the price of a ticket to France!
6 wines in the Taste the Tour Pack 2017:
Burgundy (stage 7, July 7)
Domaine Lupé-Cholet Comte de Lupé, Bourgogne (Pinot Noir ) 2014
Bordeaux region (stage 10, July 11)
Maison Sichel Sirius Bordeaux Blanc 2014
Madiran – South West France (stage 11, July 12)
Producteurs Plaimont Madiran Collection, 2012
Jurançon – in the foothills of the Pyrenees (stages 12 & 13, July 13 &14)
Château Jolys, Jurançon Sec, 2014
Rhone Valley (stages 16 & 17, July 18 & 19)
Domaine Roche Audran Côtes du Rhone 2015
Provence (stages 19 & 20, July 21 & 22)
Domaine de la Croix Irrésistible Rosé, cru classé Provençal rosé 2014
For more information click here
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