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7 February 2020 | Best's Wines

Sustainability initiatives at Best’s Wines

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From climate-proofing their grapes and vine stocks, to recycling packaging, winemakers have been at the forefront of sustainable cultivation for some time. Here in Great Western, we’ve been putting sustainability initiatives in place for many years and we’re not resting on our laurels – we’re committed to taking the best sustainable practices into the future. Here’s an update of what we’ve done so far to meet the challenge.

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Time Posted: 07/02/2020 at 9:31 AM
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5 February 2020 | Best's Wines

Best Restaurants along the Great Ocean Road

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Planning a trip along the Great Ocean Road and wondering where to head to for a food break? Wonder no more – we’ve made a list of our favourite restaurants along Victoria’s Great Ocean Road.

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Time Posted: 05/02/2020 at 12:06 PM
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3 February 2020 | Best's Wines

How to get involved in Open That Bottle Night

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Gather some friends and dust off the bottles of wine you've been saving for a rainy day. Here's all our tips on how to get involved in Open That Bottle Night.

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Time Posted: 03/02/2020 at 3:00 PM
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23 January 2020 | Best's Wines

Best Restaurants around Queenscliff

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Queenscliff on the Bellarine Peninsula is nothing short of breathtaking. A popular day trip from Melbourne with a museum to explore, spectacular views out across Port Phillip Bay and top-notch places to stop, relax and refresh. We’ve compiled a list of the best restaurants in Queenscliff and along the Bellarine Peninsula to discover on your travels. Whether your destination is Point Lonsdale, Barwon Heads or Drysdale, here’s our local foodie tips to enjoy

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Time Posted: 23/01/2020 at 10:50 AM
Hamish Thomson
 
20 January 2020 | Hamish Thomson

Top Melbourne Wine Bars

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The Melbourne wine bar scene is diverse and there are so many options to choose from. Here is a list of our favourite Melbourne wine bars to help you find a new venue to enjoy a glass or two of fine wine.

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Time Posted: 20/01/2020 at 11:41 AM
Ben Thomson
 
22 November 2019 | Ben Thomson

Best’s high-flying fight against frost

There are some challenges in viticulture that are hard to plan for, and the devastating black frost of 4 November 2017 was one that took its toll. Despite having frost fans set up in the vineyard, the sudden onslaught of a cold burst of air that immediately settled on Best’s Concongella vineyard wiped out a large percentage of our fruit. The resulting 2018 harvest was decimated. If you’ve not heard the story, we wrote about the impact of the frost in a previous post back in early December 2017.

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Time Posted: 22/11/2019 at 4:30 PM
Hamish Thomson
 
19 November 2019 | Hamish Thomson

Two Best's wines in Halliday's 2019 Top 100

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We were thrilled to have two Best’s Wines included in the recent Halliday Top 100, selected from the best of the best in the 2020 Wine Companion. Read on to find out which wines were included.

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Time Posted: 19/11/2019 at 2:08 PM
Hamish Thomson
 
2 October 2019 | Hamish Thomson

Sparkling Shiraz & Raspberry Jelly with Clotted Cream

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This festive recipe is from everyone's favourite food icon, Maggie Beer. Our sparkling shiraz is the true hero of this dish, paired with fresh raspberries for a chilled dessert that is sure to be a hit with friends and family on a hot summer night.

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Time Posted: 02/10/2019 at 12:22 PM
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28 August 2019 | Best's Wines

Top Sydney Wine Bars and Restaurants

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The Emerald City is blessed with abundant natural attractions – that Harbour, that coastline, those parks. But good looks aren’t everything (even in Sydney!) and the NSW capital has long boasted a dynamic wine and food culture. From tiny bars to the iconic and special-occasion restaurants, discover a dazzling array of cuisines and seriously good wine lists compiled by committed and knowledgeable sommeliers. There’s loads to discover in Sydney.

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Time Posted: 28/08/2019 at 3:14 PM
Hamish Thomson
 
25 August 2019 | Hamish Thomson

An Australian Tradition: Best’s Sparkling Shiraz

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Best's Sparkling Shiraz is enjoyed all year round, but it's particularly great at Christmas time with roast turkey. Discover why this is such a unique Australian wine and why Best's brought it back.

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Time Posted: 25/08/2019 at 2:37 PM