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Viv Thomson
 
12 March 2019 | Viv Thomson

Pinot Meunier vs Pinot Noir

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Viv Thomson shines a light on Pinot Meunier – one of the oldest varieties growing in our vineyard – and explains the differences between this grape and its close relative Pinot Noir.

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Time Posted: 12/03/2019 at 2:22 PM
Hamish Thomson
 
4 March 2019 | Hamish Thomson

Digging the Dirt on Great Western Terroir

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We delve into the set of environmental factors – soil, climate, typography – that make Best’s wines a unique expression of the Great Western.

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Time Posted: 04/03/2019 at 1:56 PM
Hamish Thomson
 
4 March 2019 | Hamish Thomson

What Vine Leaves Can Tell Us

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Have you heard of ampelography? It’s the study of vine leaves and it has been invaluable in identifying some of the grape varieties growing in our Nursery Block.

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Time Posted: 04/03/2019 at 10:24 AM
Hamish Thomson
 
13 February 2019 | Hamish Thomson

The Secrets of Cellaring Wine

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The Best’s team share their expertise on how to cellar wine to make sure your precious bottles will be at their prime in years to come.

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Time Posted: 13/02/2019 at 12:59 PM
Hamish Thomson
 
31 January 2019 | Hamish Thomson

Oysters with Japanese Dressing

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The fresh sea flavours of oysters tempered with the sweetness of the Japanese dressing works so well with our Great Western Riesling.

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Time Posted: 31/01/2019 at 12:30 PM
Hamish Thomson
 
22 January 2019 | Hamish Thomson

Our guide to Geelong’s top wine bars and restaurants

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Our team is often out and about in the local Geelong area, where there are many long-term supporters of Best’s Wines. So we’ve done the hard work for you and unearthed some hidden treasures!

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Time Posted: 22/01/2019 at 3:13 PM
Hamish Thomson
 
21 December 2018 | Hamish Thomson

Best’s announces most significant vineyard purchase in company’s history

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Best’s is thrilled to announce the purchase of the most significant investment in vineyards in the company’s 150-year history, with the acquisition of 400 hectares of premium land in Great Western.

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Time Posted: 21/12/2018 at 9:54 AM
Hamish Thomson
 
26 November 2018 | Hamish Thomson

Grampians Summertime Guide

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This largely undiscovered region in Victoria makes for a great escape from the city and the perfect place to explore during your summer holiday. Here’s our guide to the best things to do in the Grampians this summer.

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Time Posted: 26/11/2018 at 12:48 PM
Hamish Thomson
 
26 November 2018 | Hamish Thomson

Pasta with Asparagus and Salmon

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Ben Thomson and Nicole Major recently spent some time in Europe, enjoying the culinary delights and viticultural scene. This elegant pasta dish makes the most of fresh summer ingredients and is quick to prepare – perfect for mid-week last minute madness! Buon appetito!

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Time Posted: 26/11/2018 at 12:12 PM
Hamish Thomson
 
26 November 2018 | Hamish Thomson

Serving red wines over summer

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Time Posted: 26/11/2018 at 12:04 PM