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November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

South Australia is responsible for more than half the production of all Australian wine and is highly respected on the international wine scene. Become a Journey member today to enjoy some of the most exciting wines coming out of this region which includes the Adelaide Hills, Barossa Valley, McClaren Vale, Clare Valley, Coonawara and Eden […]

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September 30, 2017 | 1 Comment

When it came to selecting the perfect person to review our Journey wines, we went straight to Peter Bourne. He’s the wine man for a reason! Peter Bourne threw himself head first into the wine industry over 40 years ago when he bought a small liquor shop in Sydney and in rapid time built it […]

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August 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Our main aim at Vendimia is to take you on a wine journey. It doesn’t matter if you’ve only recently discovered the joy of wine, or if you’re an experienced connoisseur, there’s always something to learn and a new variety or region to discover. Like any good journey, there will be plenty of stops along […]

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What is terrior?

July 6, 2017 | 1 Comment

What is terrior? The winemaking term terroir (pronounced “tare wah” ) is derived from the Latin word terra meaning earth or land (unchanged) It was originally coined by the French to express a wine’s ‘sense of place’, and there is no English equivalent.  It encompasses the combination of variables in a vineyard that make that […]

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What is “Heat Summation?”

May 28, 2017 | 2 Comments

What is “Heat Summation?” A grape requires a set ‘volume ‘of heat to develop. In a cooler climate the total ‘heat summation’ could take six weeks longer to become ready for picking compared to the same grape variety grown in a warmer climate.  The speed of growth has a huge effect on the grape. The […]

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