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January 10th 2012

The shape of 2012

​As Christmas and New Year celebrations fade into the memory, the vines start thinking seriously about ripening their grapes.

During January the vines go through a stage called veraison. During veraison the grapes themselves start changing in colour and texture. White grapes become softer and more translucent, red grapes become dark coloured and soft as they accumulate sugar and…

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November 10th 2011

The Gong Ride

​Anyone that follows our @PrinthieWines twitter feed will be well aware of our participation in the recent MS Gong Ride.

There were five of us that rode under the banner of the Wine Peloton. It included myself, Ed Swift (one of the owners of Printhie), David Hoskins from Brangayne Wine in Orange (@BrangayneWines), Tim White (@timjwhite, wine science student,…

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November 1st 2011

The Len Evans Tutorial Experience

Have you ever had an epiphany? A moment of profound realisation. It hits you in the heart, erases confusion, adding new meaning to something you thought you already understood.

Mine was at the dinner table at the Len Evans Tutorial. In front of me were seven wines – old, mature, beautiful, ethereal, difficult to describe – some of the greatest…

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October 24th 2011

Printhie Benchmark Dinner

Each year during the Orange Region Wine Week Printhie holds its Benchmark Dinner.

The inaugural dinner was in 2010. Last week was our second. I love these dinners. I get to met all sorts of people who either love Printhie’s wines or wine in general, I get to talk about wine (my favourite subject), we drink some great wines…

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@PrinthieWines on Twitter

Always a pleasure @jeniport - thanks for visiting, hope you enjoyed the Orange region, the wines & lollipops lol :)
10:43am on Sun 16 October
My 1st taste of these elegant wines from Orange. Hope to see @PrinthieWines in the UK soon. The name says it all!
5:58am on Fri 18 March
Super-Duper speil - read all about it!…
1:35pm on Wed 3 February
OMG my 1st pick is 4 Feb. Unheralded!…
3:46pm on Tue 26 January
Just cleaned the press in readiness for #V16 but it is still only January. Noooo!!! Surely vintage is still months away #CoolClimate #Orange
4:40pm on Mon 25 January
No rest for the wicked. Great to see you at the pointy end of the racing. All the best for the season.…
4:37pm on Mon 25 January
Check out my 245.2 km ride on Strava. @WinePeloton…'>……'>…
12:39pm on Sun 24 January
Thx to Colin & Roy for joining #epic cycling. Pics are Roy about to launch up the big climb & 3 of us at Lake Lydell
12:31pm on Sun 24 January
@WinePeloton #epic #cycling was from Orange, over the Blue Mountains, to Penrith on the outskirts of Sydney. Why? Life is short
12:26pm on Sun 24 January

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