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Fiesta to crown annual harvest

End of vintage is a special time for Swan Valley winegrowers who, after a hectic few months of grape picking and fermenting, will host a raft of events over the next month to celebrate another successful harvest. RiverBank Estate aims to build on the success of last year’s Italian-themed merrymaking with a Spanish themed fiesta on March 15. The winery’s Spanish variety, a 2013 Tempranillo, won a bronze medal at the 2014 Australian Alternative Varieties Wine Show and will be available for purchase at the festival. Winemaker Robert Bond said a good Tempranillo should have blackcurrant or berry type flavours without tasting overripe or jammy.

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Thirteenth Annual Pinot Noir Shootout

To all of my wine pals, I don’t know anyone who works more tirelessly for Pinot Noir than Barbara Drady does. Her Affairs of the Vine annual shootouts are worth your time and energy. I believe in the process of a collective palate, just as I do for individual ones. Barbara’s panels are always worth […]

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