Thursday, November 15, 2007

AAVWS Results 2007

Results for the 2007 Australian Alternative Varieties Wine Show have been published
(PDF Document)

Best wine of the Show was Pizzini's 2002 Nebbiolo. Gold medals were won by the following varieties

Pinot grigio, Viognier(2), Marsanne (2), Kerner, Vermentino, Sangiovese, Nebbilo (2) Tempranillo blend, Durif, Lagrein, Corvina-Rondinella and Montepulciano

A few comments on the wines here

The awards were presented at a long lunch along with the gold medal winning wines from 2006.

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Monday, November 12, 2007

Granite Belt Alternative Wine Trail

The Strange Bird above will guide you on the Granite Belt Alternative Wine Trail to some of the most innovative wineries in Queensland's Granite Belt. 21 wineries are participating - all have at least one wine made from alternative varieties.

You can download a brochure with details and a cleverly presented map.

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