To me that’s what making wine is all about… constantly learning and enjoying the creative expression that is making wine. Ant Moore.
Australian born winemaker Ant has been making high quality, high profile Sauvignon Blanc in the Marlborough region for 14 years. His creative drive is expressed in many cool climate varietals including Pinot Gris, Riesling, Pinot Noir, Rosé and others from time to time.
Long warm autumns with little rain and cool nights – perfect Pinot growing climate…
Grown without irrigation, the vines develop the fruit over and above the
vegetation, producing small succulent berries with intense fruit flavours and savoury characteristics. The aim is to produce ripe fruit with a medium alcohol level and we only make 1000 cases a year – all high quality pinot noir.
…a little piece of intelligence. Literally translates as two fingers on forehead.
Syrah and Viognier are grown at altitude at viticultural extremes the results are quite singular and perfumed. Harvested from the single estate of ‘Finca del Val’ situated at 950 metres altitude, from a parcel of 0.5 hectares of Syrah situated on ‘cantos’ or pudding stones.
(pronounced Pot Cheen)
Outlawed in Ireland for over 1000 years, Poitín is regarded as the original Irish spirit first distilled in 584AD.
We craft Glendalough from an old poitín recipe using malted barley and the almost lost, Irish sugar beet. We ferment for over 72 hours which gives a higher alcohol percentage and a more robust flavour. Our higher cut point gives heads and tails that are more in line with a whiskey.
Our legend begins in the subterranean vaults of a monastery where the Kremlin now stands…
A 15th Century vodka recipe from a monk named Isador who created the first Russian Vodka inside the Chudov Monastery at the Kremlin.
Over delivering on flavours and finesse for the region.
Great value for the discerning. Fruit sourced from our friends in the industry where parcels show exceptional quality. Created to show the true essence of a renowned region.
…added dimension to the Marlborough fame.
The epitome of wines made from our estate vineyards. Individual parcels of fruit are hand selected and tasted in the vineyard to show the absolute character of the Waihopai Valley. These wines have an added dimension to the Marlborough fame.
Tenimenti Santa Francesca, Pinot Grigio, IGT Umbria, Italy, 2014
Tenimenti Santa Francesca is perched high in the hills overlooking the spectacular town of Orvieto, nestled among 300 Ha of their own vineyards. The wines display uncommon fruit concentration and freshness due to the altitude; and consequent diurnial temperature variations, at which the fruit is grown.
…Victorian gems – Yarra Valley Chardonnay, and Heathcote Shiraz.
Tisdall Crest wines utilise small batch fermentation style winemaking with the intent of having many individual flavours to work with. The results reflect their natural terroir.
…Islay Single Malt Scotch Whiskey
The source of Finlaggan has remained a very closely guarded secret since it’s inception. To find its origin you’ll simply have to taste it and find out!
…Clairault Wines is a family of premium wines, crafted from grapes harvested from their privately owned vineyards in the Margaret River.
Since 1976 Clairault wines have grown from a modest planting of just 4 hectares of vines to over 300 hectares of premium vineyards. Clairault wines continuous commitment to quality vineyard management and sound ecological practices, combined with our unparalleled geographic advantages have led to a catalog of wines that are exceptional.
…quality at an everyday drinking price.
Carefully selected ferments from a variety of areas, chosen to over deliver on quality at an everyday drinking price.
In 2008 an idea was formed to create a Premium Irish Cream Liqueur.
The aim was simple: to make the world’s most delicious tasting cream liqueur. The finest Single Malt Irish Whiskey, sourced from one of Ireland’s oldest distilleries, was selected and blended with Real White Belgian Chocolate and Fresh, Natural Dairy Cream to create Coole Swan – it was love at first Taste…
…rigour of the climate; high differences between day and night time temperatures during the ripening period, result in lower grape yields and higher quality harvests.
All fruit is hand picked and selected to maintain the traditional methods of the Ribota valley and surrounding villages. Taking inspiration from the raw power of the local climate and the winemakers challenge to tame it.
il Posto translates from Italian to “the place”, and this is all about place…
From Gattinara Italy, and D.O.C, made from traditional Glera grapes, authentic to the core.
Restrained, with minerality, complexity and balance.
Fruit from the most interesting areas in Marlborough and Central Otago, illustrating what impact skilful vineyard and winemaking management can achieve. With vineyards on the windy hillsides of Marlborough and the dry and stony soils of Central Otago, each portion of fruit gives their own unique character to produce wines of great interest.
North Queensland’s first and only distillery and is the premier attraction on the Atherton Tablelands.
Mt. Uncle Distillery has built an impeccable and unrivaled reputation in producing award winning premium liqueurs and spirits with an emphasis on using as many local and national Australian ingredients as possible.
This multi-award winning, marvellously mixed gin is hand crafted at Summerhall Distillery – the first exclusive gin distillery to be established in Edinburgh for over 150 years.
Based on an original Bombay recipe, kept secret since 1947, Pickering’s comes in 3 delicious bottlings as well as the occasional limited edition. All of them spectacularly smooth and beautifully balanced. Perfect for all social animals.
Shaw Vineyard Estate is a family owned and operated business located in Murrumbateman NSW, the heart of the Canberra Cool Climate Wine Region.
The Shaw Family first moved to Murrumbateman over 25 years ago, and in 1989 purchased “Olleyville” the historic 700 acre fine wool producing property dating back to the mid 19th century. The Estate is truly a family affair headed by Graeme and Ann Shaw, who oversee the operation. Their two children, Tanya and Michael, are both fully employed in the family business as well as Tanya’s husband Michael.
…high altitude vineyards of the Waihopai Valley…
The fruit for this wine came off the high altitude vineyards of the Waihopai Valley, Marlborough – picked very ripe to ensure absolute flavour. With a minimal handling approach resulting in a lovely fruit density and reproducing the cool climate flavours.
…Sylvius Gin from Schiedam, Netherlands…
Sylvius is a London Dry Gin which means all the spices are distilled together once. Sylvius Gin is made with an excruciating eye for detail. Exclusively natural ingredients are used and with no added sugar.
…Pioneering Austrian grape varieties in the Adelaide Hills wine region…
At Hahndorf Hill we are on a journey to introduce into Australia the wonderful, food-friendly grape varieties of Austria. Our boutique vineyard is located at the edge of the historic, German-heritage village of Hahndorf in the beautiful Adelaide Hills of South Australia. Here we are growing and pioneering the Austrian grape varieties of Blaufrankisch, Gruner Veltliner, Zweigelt and St Laurent.
…Gratien & Meyer – France…
With the view of the sunny Valley of the Kings for its backdrop, the Gratien & Meyer maison is a majestic yet imposing sight in the Loire valley.
In this “Temple of Saumur”, modern technologies are used only to improve traditional methods.
…sharply defined flavours sits at the core of Blackbilly wines…
An eye for value and an aim to provide generosity in sharply defined flavours sits at the core of Blackbilly wines. Since its inception in 2001, Blackbilly has produced consistent results through its discerning selection of high quality fruit while maintaining modest prices. To get the desired results, Blackbilly sources fruit from across the Adelaide region for crisp white wines, and to Langhorne Creek, Currency Creek and the old vineyards of McLaren Vale for rich, distinctive reds.
The vines used to produce the Cantero wines are found on stoney ground at an altitude between 400 and 800m.
This delicious oak aged Rioja is produced from fruit grown on the Fernandez de Manzanos property in the Rioja Baja region. Expect mouth-filling, creamy black fruits with subtle, tarry notes of vanilla laced oak, woodspice and wild strawberry. A blend of Tempranillo and Garnacha with a minimum of 12 months in tight grain French and American barrels.
Julian is a multi-award winner and in 1994 was named in the top 12 winemakers in Australia
Tasmanian Cool Climate Craftsmanship Winemaker, Julian Alcorso, is recognised as one of the pioneers of modern-day Tasmanian winemaking, from the family vineyard, Moorilla Estate in 1978 to Tamar Ridge Wines in 1998. The Frenchman’s Cap Wine range is unmistakably Tasmanian to the core, capturing the essence of this amazing island.
Bush vines, well over 45 year old, hand harvested, crushed and destemmed…
The powerful combination of old vines, limestone soils, modern winemaking talent and a rich winemaking heritage combine to produce this exceptional wine. Rigourous hand selection in the winery along with modern temperature controlled winemaking allows the exquisite fruit characters of the grapes to be expressed in the finished wine.
The Melbourne Martini..
Espresso Martini a premium cold drip espresso martini which uniquely blends high quality coffee beans, vodka and a hint of chocolate to create a heavenly cocktail. The ready to drink martini can be popped open and devoured at any occasion!
…low yielding vines, and sustainable farming…
This new exciting brand is being developed from Vineyards off the beaten track. Expect classic flavours with interesting nuances and great bang for buck.
Potocki is more than simply Vodka; it is an invitation to discover the culture and passion which bred its creation.
Potocki is a small-batch artisinal vodka made in Poland with authentic techniques resulting in true quality of spirit. Distilled twice and unfiltered to retain the flavour of the grain, Potocki is how vodkas of the past once tasted.
The Rising is an 11yo single malt Irish whiskey – an important point as a lot of Irish whiskies are blended (grain and malt spirit mixed together) and not single malt.
The spirit was matured in ex-bourbon (both new and refill casks), giving the vanilla & honey flavours that come through. It is triple distilled, giving a light, smooth character.
Wenneker Distilleries is a 100% family owned company, dedicated to the production and sale of high quality liqueurs and spirits.
This quality is underlined by the prestigious medals our products have won.
…Gastro Gin from Schiedam, Netherlands…
The Gastro Gin was created by Jonnie Boer, awarded chef from De Librije Restaurant, in Zwolle, Netherlands..
…Champagne Alfred Gratien…
Sheltered from whimsical trends,, Alfred Gratien champagne has remained loyal to its roots. For four generations now, the Epernay-based Jaeger family has been handing down the trade of cellar master from father to son, ensuring the Alfred Gratien style lives on.