Wine quizzes – do they reveal anything about your wine preferences, or are they a waste of your valuable (drinking) time?
Do you want to wow your clients or wedding guests, and impress your soon to be in-laws with a beautifully packaged and utterly delicious, high quality small grower/producer Champagne? If the answer to these questions is a resounding YES then you are one savvy, finger on the pulse bride/wedding [...]
Join us for a casual, fun get together to say hello to spring and get stocked up for summer. Felix Riley, Australian specialist Provence Rosé dealer will introduce us to a lovely range of wines, plus we will have a couple of premium bottles on pour for your enjoyment.
The power of wine is immense. Personally, it has put me in front of people from all walks of life. From fantastic customers that simply want an interesting six pack delivered once every three months, to people that want to gift a scarce magnum of aged Cullen ‘Kevin John’ Chardonnay to a [...]
Belinda is Chief Winemaker and Viticulturist at her family winery, Crawford River Wines, in far South-West Victoria. Working in New Zealand for 3 years after completing postgraduate studies in Oenology and Viticulture in 2002, Belinda has spent much of her career in the pursuit of crafting [...]
We would like to introduce you to James Scarcebrook - The Intrepid Wino - who is going to curate some unique collections for The Local Drop, along with tasting videos all about the wines selected.
It's clear that Scott is on a considered mission of sourcing excellent wines of great value from across France. He works with producers that often invest so much of themselves in the land that little time is left to share their story and their wines, especially overseas.
Sam Cook and Alastair Reed, are the duo behind the Konpira Maru label, they source grapes from the top of New England, NSW all the way down to Kilmore in Victoria. Alastair a lecturer in viticulture at Melbourne Polytechnic and Sam an ex-wine merchant, the boys are making some seriously fun [...]
Our second tasting in the “Meet the Winemakers” series saw Giorgio de Maria with special guest Tom Shobbrook. For those of you that don’t know Giorgio – he is the king of importing lo-fi wine made by small family owned and operated vineyards from Italy into Australia. He is passionate about the [...]
The Local Drop subscription has been a bit of a revelation for my wine tasting and my cellar – each month based on my feedback and tastes, I get a curated box of wine which is always interesting and a bit of a discovery.
Scott Wasley is a pioneer of wine importing into Australia and has been showcasing Spanish and Portuguese wine long before the queues formed at MoVida and Bar Lourinha. Well before anything like the 2015 Zarate Albariños was readily available.