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Q&A with Longview Vineyards

Q&A with Longview Vineyards

Longview is a stunning, family-owned Adelaide Hills single vineyard located just outside the historic township of Macclesfield. Set on undulating slopes reminiscent of old world estates but with a clear Australian accent, it has quickly established itself as one of the most awarded vineyards in the region since its first...

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Welcome to Barololand

Welcome to Barololand

Since the mid-1980s I’ve been an unofficial, self-appointed ambassador for the Piedmont region – a devoted visitor to and promoter of this unique piece of Northwest Italy. Visiting 'Barololand' The rolling hills of the Langhe are perhaps Piedmont’s most famous asset. ‘Barolo country’ – as we somewhat misleadingly call the...

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Summertime Nebbiolo - It can be done!

Summertime Nebbiolo - It can be done!

Summertime Nebbiolo is a subtly different title to the other one Chris and I toyed with; Nebbiolo in Summer? The latter almost asks if we should forgo on Nebbiolo And mulling over (to misuse a rather more wintery term) the way to talk about Nebb at this time of year,...

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Traditionalists vs. Modernists - Is there such a struggle anymore?

Traditionalists vs. Modernists - Is there such a struggle anymore?

At its simplest, the debate between the so-called traditionalist and modernist schools of Barolo (and Barbaresco) might see two theoretical factions facing off with taunts that like; “bastone del fango - sticks in the mud, you are so set in your ways!” Or in return, “You guys, your wines taste...

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Barolo vs. Barbaresco - Who's the Boss?

Barolo vs. Barbaresco - Who's the Boss?

Barolo vs. Barbaresco - Who's the Boss?   "It wasn’t even a Barolo (or Barbaresco) that first did ‘it’ for me. No, I think I’d had, and been intrigued by, three Nebbiolo wines from outside Barolo country before I even got to try one from the heartland. And indeed, the...

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The six things you need to know to get your head around Nebbiolo...

The six things you need to know to get your head around Nebbiolo...

To help you navigate through all the particular wine laws and zoning of Piedmont and Italy in general, we've come up with this quick go-to guide to get you through that jungle to more ready enjoyment! Plus a sneaky little offer at the end to enable some practice. Nebbiolo d'Alba A zone, or...

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Here's what the media have to say about Club Nebb...What's your opinion?

Here's what the media have to say about Club Nebb...What's your opinion?

'Nerding out over Nebbiolo...'   Word is slowly getting around about Club Nebb and we've received some nice praises along the way. Here's what some in the media had to say about Club Nebb...  'Nerding out on Nebbiolo' Written by Jaimie Halliday --> READ MORE... 'Nebbiolo: Australia vs. Italy' Written by Stephen...

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