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Spanish Wine Map

Date: Thu, Sep 18, 2008 Wine Tasting

The Iberian Peninsula produces a stunning and varied array of wines. The classic reds of Rioja and Ribiera del Duero, the graceful albarino from Galicia, rose from just about everywhere but especially from the emerging region of Navarre, the ports and vinho verdi from Portugal and of course the wonderful sherries. A new map of the Iberian Peninsula now been published. Detail below. The map has

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International barbera competition

Date: Thu, Sep 18, 2008 Wine Tasting

The fourth International Barbera Competition will be held later this year in Alessandria, Piedmont, Italy. The organisers have gone to some lengths to get some entries from Australia and US so it will be intersting to see the results later in the year. Details of the competiton are here Vinodiversity's page about Barbera

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James Halliday Wine Companion 2009

Date: Thu, Jul 17, 2008 Wine Tasting

The James Halliday Australian Wine Companion 2009 edition is about to be released. You can pre-order your copy now from this online supplier

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Yarra Valley Smaller Wineries - Shortest Lunch Event Saturday 21st

Date: Tue, Jun 3, 2008 Wine Tasting

Winter has arrived for us in the Southern Hemisphere. So wine events tend to take on a different mood, more indoors. The smaller wineries in the Yarra Valley are holding their shortest lunch on the weekend of 21 and 22 of June. You can tour a bakers dozen of wineries tasting wine and enjoying an entree sized plate at each. See Vinodiversity's Yarra Valley page here Yarra Valley Smaller

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Yarra Valley Smaller Wineries - Shortest Lunch Event Saturday 21st

Date: Tue, Jun 3, 2008 Wine Tasting

Winter has arrived for us in the Southern Hemisphere. So wine events tend to take on a different mood, more indoors. The smaller wineries in the Yarra Valley are holding their shortest lunch on the weekend of 21 and 22 of June. You can tour a bakers dozen of wineries tasting wine and enjoying an entree sized plate at each. See Vinodiversity's Yarra Valley page here Yarra Valley Smaller

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2008 Vintage at Amietta in the Geelong Region

Date: Mon, May 5, 2008 Wine Tasting

Nicholas Clark at Amietta Vineyard in the Moorabool Valley of th Geelong Wine Region has been doing it tough for the past couple of vintages. But this year after some angst he managed to organise to get his grapes picked at the right time... It's a great story. Read the inside story of the 2008 Vintage at Amietta in the Geelong Region

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A new spin on grenache

Date: Mon, Apr 21, 2008 Wine Tasting

Grenache is a very underrated variety in Australia. It was written off as a substandard variety in the 1980s, but some old vineyards were spared the widespread vine pulls of that time. It makes great varietal wine as well as putting the G power into GSM Blends. I reckon the best rose wines are also made from grenache Jane Faulkner has written the variety up in a recent edition of The Age,

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Swiss Italian Festa at Daylesford

Date: Fri, Apr 18, 2008 Wine Tasting

The Swiss Italian Festival at Daylesford honours the Swiss and Italian Pioneers who settled in the region in the middle of the 19th Century. It is being Held from 18-27 April. There will be plenty of wine and food on display. Guest Chef is Adam Pizzini of Rinaldo's at Dal Zotto Winery in the King Valley, well away from Daylesford, but he will be featuring some great Italian wine varieties to

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Rutherglen Winery Walkabout

Date: Tue, Apr 15, 2008 Wine Tasting

Rutherglen is the place to be for the Queens Birthday weekend in 2008. You can see plenty of alternative varietal wines, check out the list on Vinodiversity's Rutherglen wineries page Sat 07 Jun 2008 to Mon 09 Jun 2008 More details here More Aussie wine events here

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Vinodiversity gets a facelift

Date: Sun, Apr 13, 2008 Wine Tasting

I was inspired by the image above Autumn Colours in a Vineyard, Barbera Grape Variety, Barolo, Piemonte, Italy to start a bit of a makeover on Vinodiversity. The Image comes from Art.com who have a wonderful online shop with absolutely tons of art and photographic prints on all subjects. So if you want to redecorate your palce you know where to look. There is an optional framing service as

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'Bastard' of a vintage - The Age report

Date: Mon, Mar 31, 2008 Wine Tasting

The Age's Jeni Port reports on the problems besetting the 2008 Vintage in Australia, where a warmer summer has lead to a difficult vintage in some areas. Extreme heat during early March caused problems in South Australian wine areas. The time of vintage was earlier in most regions. During most vintages there is a lag between the time of ripening of earlier and later maturing varieties.

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STRANGE BIRD Wine Trail ABC Landline item

Date: Mon, Mar 31, 2008 Wine Tasting

Wineries in the Granite Belt region of Queensland have developed a program called Strange Bird. It is a Wine trail to encourage visitors to the region to seek out the alternative varieties being grown at 17 of the local vineyards. The Strange Bird program was featured on the ABC Landline Program on 30 March. Many of the innovative winemakers had their say about the region and the new varieties.

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Vote for this Blog!

Date: Wed, Mar 19, 2008 Wine Tasting

Local Wine events has a competition going for the best food and wine blogs. I've just added this blog into the best Blog. So far I have ZERO votes. The leader has 11,880 votes. What is happening? If you realy thing wine is interesting go to the list on LWE and scroll down and vote for Vinodiversity. Do it NOW!

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Bendigo Wine Festival

Date: Tue, Feb 26, 2008 Wine Tasting

The 2008 Bendigo wine vintage festival will be held on Easter Sunday 23 March 2008. As in previous years the event will be held in the beautiful Castlemaine Botanical Gardens, Just a short stroll from the railway station, so why not catch a train up from Melbourne? See Vinodiversity's Page about the Bendigo wine region More details of the festival

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