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July 4th 2010

New respect for Sauvignon Blanc, please

I have long been a huge admirer of Sancerre and Pouilly Fume, wines made from sauvignon blanc in the variety’s traditional home of the Loire Valley in France. But Marlborough sauvignon blanc has never done it for me. Although strangely, I can remember the very first time I tasted Marlborough sauvignon blanc.

It was 1990 and I was…

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July 3rd 2010

Wine Tasting & Tasty Treats

Orange FOOD Week is coming soon and we are again offering tastings and tasty treats at the winery.

In many years FOOD Week coincides with vintage here at Printhie limiting our ability to present any feature events with processing fruit taking the front seat. So please come and enjoy a tasting at the winery while enjoying a tasty…

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July 2nd 2010

The MCC Chardonnay takes flight

We are pleased to announce that our 2008 MCC Chardonnay has been awarded 96 points out of a possible 100 by Tim White in the Australian Financial Review.

Match-strike and flint-smelling with peach fuzz fruit and brininess. Has pith bite in the mouth, gentle lacy wafts of oak toast and an intense grapefruit-nectarine character.

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July 1st 2010

Wine feature – Shiraz

Shiraz is the great Australian red wine variety. It is grown is almost every region in Australia. It accounts for the most vineyard land of any one variety (43,000 hectares) and probably the greatest volume of varietally labelled wine. It is what Australia is famous for and has driven our export success for the last 20 years. So it’s…

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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! pic.twitter.com/BxTf2uVf9z
5:58am on Fri 18 March
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1:35pm on Wed 3 February
OMG my 1st pick is 4 Feb. Unheralded! twitter.com/printhiewines/…
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. twitter.com/Mark_Renshaw/s…
4:37pm on Mon 25 January
Check out my 245.2 km ride on Strava. @WinePeloton strava.com/activities/476…'>strava.com/activities/476… strava.com/activities/476…'>strava.com/activities/476…
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 pic.twitter.com/28okIO08T4
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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